OPENING DAY – May 1, 2021

Fort Roberdeau and the Acorn Gift Shop will open for tours of the fort on May 1, 2021.

Monday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Adults $6, Seniors $5, Children (under 12) $3

Groups (10 or more) $4/person with reservation

The grounds surrounding the fort are open from 8 am until dusk year round for hiking, bird watching and other recreational activities.

Dispatch: A History of the Fort and Those Who Served

This year we are putting a special focus on the men and women who served at Fort Roberdeau and in the Blair county region during the Revolutionary War. In the coming weeks and months we will be posting names along with stories about these people. 

The dispatch is a section of articles concerning these things, and primary documentation.

John Vanzandt, Pvt.

1752- Born November 1752 in Bucks County Pennsylvania. 1777 served under Captain McDonald. They went to Fort Lowry. He served under him or Captain Black

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James Moore, Pvt.

1760-1837 James Moore lived in Bedford, Pennsylvania, in 1773 – 1781. He served under Captain Black in Cluggage’s Ranger in 1778. He served in the

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James Vanzant, Pvt.

1755-1834 When the call for men to go to Boston echoed through the Alleghenies in 1775, James Vanzandt responded. He enlisted under Captain Robert Cluggage

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George Vanzandt, Pvt.

1752-1840 He lived in Canoe Valley, Barree Township. He served under Captain Samuel Davis in 1776 at Princeton. Although he arrived with Colonel Piper, during

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John Moore, Pvt.

in 1778 John Moore served under Captain Black in Cluggage’s Rangers. John Moore lived in Colerain, Pennsylvania/ Hopewell, Pennsylvania, between 1775 and 1798. See William

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