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Upcoming Events

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

Siege Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
The battle that defined the Fort comes to life at Fort Mifflin's flagship event!  Revolutionary War Tactical Battle Reenactments twice daily (11 AM, 3 PM) PLUS Living History activities for the whole family, guided tours, ... read more

World War II Saturday - The Battle for Schmidt

Philadelphia, PA
March back in time to winter 1945 as Fort Mifflin becomes the town of Schmidt, in the southern portion of the Hurtgen Forest.  The Battle of the Hurtgen Forest produced extraordinary casualties in both Axis and Allied armi... read more
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Past Events

Pirate Day

Pirate Day

Philadelphia, PA
Fort Mifflin’s annual swashbuckling spectacle invites you to explore piracy on the Delaware River at the only fort in Philadelphia!  Revelry and mischief abound for pirates of all ages, including a treasure dig, hands-on family activities, cannon blasts, a scavenger hunt and more!  Musical entert...
Sat, Aug 18 2012 10:00 AM Sat, Aug 20 2016 4:00 PM

World War II - Explore the Eastern Front!

World War II - Explore the Eastern Front!

Philadelphia, PA
Experience World War II history from the Eastern Front!  Living history activities with soldiers and civilians, guided tours, "rifle" drills, "grenade" toss, guided tours and MORE!
Sat, Aug 6 2016 10:00 AM Sun, Aug 7 2016 4:00 PM

Airplane Day

Airplane Day

Philadelphia, PA
Why did they build Fort Mifflin so close to Philadelphia International Airport?  So you can watch the planes land!  Learn the basics of flight and built your own glider!  Listen to the pilots talk to the control tower, bring your camera to capture great photos of arriving and departing aircraft a...
Sat, Jul 25 2015 10:00 AM Sat, Jul 23 2016 4:00 PM

Civil War Day

Civil War Day

Philadelphia, PA
Explore Civil War Soldier Life!  Living history displays and encampment, weapons demonstrations, hearth cooking and guided tours with a special focus on Fort Mifflin's service as a prison during that era. Interact with the visiting soldiers and civilans during the Scavenger Hunt and explore Civil...
Sat, Jul 21 2012 10:00 AM Sat, Jul 16 2016 4:00 PM

Freedom Blast!

Freedom Blast!

Philadelphia, PA
Fort Mifflin's Independence Day Event - HUZZAH!  Celebrate Independence Day a little early by visiting the Fort that Saved America! Meet Revolutionary War soldiers and civilians, enjoy cannon demonstrations, kids drills, and other fun activities.  Enjoy a picnic in the riverfront picnic area!
Sat, Jun 30 2012 10:00 AM Sat, Jul 2 2016 4:00 PM

Bombardment Run Family Festival

Bombardment Run Family Festival

Philadelphia, PA
Join the troops at National Historic Landmark Fort Mifflin for a day of historic fun and games!  After the Bombardment Run 5K the Fort welcomes visitors for a full day of family activities, tours and MORE!  Kids Dash, Patriots vs Loyalists Tug-o-War, cannon demonstrations, musket drills, food tru...
Saturday, June 18 2016 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Dogs & Generals

Dogs & Generals

Philadelphia, PA
Bring your best 4-legged friend to learn the incredible TRUE story about George Washington and General Howe and their dogs.  Service dog demonstrations, dog rescue organizations.
Saturday, June 11 2016 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Victorian Spiritualist Weekend - LIVE SEANCE

Victorian Spiritualist Weekend - LIVE SEANCE

Philadelphia, PA
Exerience a live seance in the Victorian tradition led by psychic medium Glenn White! Strictly limited seating assures an incredible experience for all participants. Two seatings, 8 PM and 11 PM. Admision will be allowed 30 minutes prior.  Be sure to select the seating of your choice when purcha...
Sat, May 14 2016 7:30 PM Sun, May 15 2016 1:00 AM

Victorian Spiritualist Weekend

Victorian Spiritualist Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
Explore the roots of the current fascination with paranormal phenomena that date to the Victorian era.  Learn mourning customs, presented by a grieving Civil War widow.  Guided tours of the Fort at noon and 2 PM.
Saturday, May 14 2016 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153
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