2024 events

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Events at the Fort

Come and enjoy everything
Fort Roberdeau has to offer!

Distaff Day

June 15, 2024

Women’s 18th century skills will be shared through living history demonstrations and hands-on activities. Discover the skills women used to maintain the home.

Paid Admission:

$6.00 Adults              $3.00 Children

$5.00 Seniors             (Free Parking)

Star Spangled 4th

July 4, 2024

We celebrate Independence Day with this open house event. There will be activities for all ages. Free parking and admission.

Living history reenactors will be on the grounds from 10:00 AM- 3:30 PM.

Revolutionary War Days

August 10 & 11, 2024

Rangers, militia, miners and settlers all played a role in defending and maintaining the Lead Mine Fort. Visit an 18th century field camp. Become immersed in camp life and a story line based on local events. A daily battle will be held each afternoon.

Free parking and admission.

Constitution Day

September 15, 2024

To celebrate the signing of the Constitution, Fort Roberdeau and the America250PA Blair County will be hosting a guest speaker.

Halloween Adventures

October 19, 2024

Boo! On this eerie night, experience “living history” with characters from Altoona Area High School Astronomy Club. Trick or Treat for children 12 and under in the evening. Haunted Trail for adults and students grade 6 and older after dark.

Admission: coming soon

Hours: coming soon

Veterans Day Tribute

October 26, 2024

Rangers and Militia posted at Fort Roberdeau became pensioned veterans after the war. Fort Roberdeau will honor all veterans with a recognition program and guest speaker.

Veterans and their caregivers and invited to attend.

Admission: Free

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