Explore the skills of daily life of centuries past! Meet craftsmen demonstrating blacksmithing, wood carving, spinning and weaving, open hearth cooking, basket making and more! Try your own hand at several seasonal “chores” like candle-making or make a popular toy to take home! 10am to 4pm.
Saturday, August 24 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Join us as we commemorate the Fort’s role as a Federal Prison during the Civil War! Soldier’s Life and Medical Programs, Weapons and Cannon demos, Guided Tours and more! 10 AM till 4 PM.
Saturday, August 3 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Join Paranormal Author Richard Estep and experience Fort Mifflin after dark! Bring your own equipment or just your cell phone flashlight & learn tips from experienced investigators who are on hand to assist newcomers. ADVANCE TICKETS ARE REQUIRED AND LIMITED FOR THIS EVENT. 7pm-12 midnight.Richar...
Friday, August 2 2019 7:00 PM — 11:59 PM
Celebrate “Les Francais au Fort” on Saturday, July 27 from 3 p.m. till 7 p.m. at Fort Mifflin! Meet members of the Regiment Gatinais, a unit that served with Continental forces during the American Revolution, enjoy a display of historic French fashions, and even visit with Thomas Jefferson himse...
Saturday, July 27 2019 3:00 PM — 7:00 PM
Experience World War II history from the Eastern Front! Living history activities with soldiers and civilians, guided tours, “rifle” drills, “grenade” toss, and MORE! 10am to 4pm
Sat, Jul 13 2019 10:00 AM — Sun, Jul 14 2019 4:00 PM
Why’d they build the Fort so close to the Airport? Get your answer to this and basically everything Airplane related at this high flying event throughout the day! 10am to 4pm
Saturday, June 15 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Immerse yourself in the other-worldly mysteries of the paranormal at one of the most haunted sites in the country. Daytime event includes special speakers and workshops, pop-up ghost hunts (additional fee applies) and unique vendors! 10am to 4pm Nighttime Event: This special night-time event giv...
Saturday, June 1 2019 10:00 AM — 8:00 PM
The magic is back! For one jazz-filled night Fort Mifflin’s historic casemates transform into a 1920’s speakeasy! Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society provide the live, authentic soundtrack and the Old City Sweethearts showcase the hottest dance moves. Enjoy Casemate Cinema, tarot readings and ou...
Saturday, April 27 2019 7:00 PM — 11:59 PM
Explore “World War I: Lessons and Legacies” featuring a poster exhibit from the Smithsonian Institute. Experience the music and images of the early 20thcentury, including a small collection of original artifacts. Attention knitters! “Knit your bit” from 11 AM till noon (BYO project) and take home...
Saturday, April 6 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Join the 4th Connecticut Regiment throughout the weekend as they demonstrate life as a soldier in the Continental Army based on the memoir of Private Joseph Plumb Martin who served at Fort Mifflin during the 1777 Siege. Weapons demos, cannon firings, guided tours plus special hands-on activities!...
Sat, Mar 23 2019 10:00 AM — Sun, Mar 24 2019 4:00 PM