Events

Oct
26
Fri
Ghost Tours
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 8:30 pm

Tour the dark grounds by lantern light and listen to the haunting tales of the ghosts of Fort Laurens. American and British soldiers haunt the grounds, looking for lost souls like them. Tours begin at 7:30 pm and leave the museum every 15 minutes. Space is limited on these tours, and they fill up fast! To make a reservation, call (330) 874-2059.

 

 

Nov
3
Sat
Fort Days
Nov 3 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A day of celebration for the frontier forts of the Midwest. Join Fort Laurens and other regional forts for information, reenactors, demonstrations, and fort videos.

Nov
11
Sun
Veterans Day Ceremony and Luncheon
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join Fort Laurens Museum as we honor the sacrifices of veterans, both past and present, in this intimate wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Patriot. The program includes an honor and color guard, a keynote speaker, and the wreath laying ceremony held at 11am. Immediately following the ceremony, a lunch provided by of the Friends of Fort Laurens will occur. This event is free and open to the public.

 

Speaker Series
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Speaker Series returns in November with “One Holy Night- The Christmas Truce of World War I.” This will be a first person presentation by Chris Hart.

Nov
17
Sat
Winter Encampment
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Soldiers from the Brigade of the American Revolution celebrate the 240th Anniversary of the march from Fort Pitt to Fort Laurens with a parade and winter encampment.