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Upcoming Events

Fort Mifflin on the Delaware

Sleep With the Ghosts

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during this overnight paranormal investigation. Explore the buildings, myths & legends behind the fort's permanent residents! Light refreshments provided or BYO (no alcoh… read more

Holiday Photo SHOOT! at Fort Mifflin

Philadelphia, PA
Make your holiday greeting card revolutionary with a photo taken by a professional photographer in the unique historic ambiance of Fort Mifflin! Bust out your ugly sweaters or matching tartans or just come in your holiday be… read more

Siege Weekend 2021

Philadelphia, PA
Commemorate the greatest bombardment of the American Revolution with us! Meet Revolutionary War soldiers and civilians, enjoy musket and cannon demonstrations and living history activities. Say "hay" to the Queen's Rangers a… read more

Drums Along the Delaware

Philadelphia, PA
The drums call the militia to muster! Meet members of the late 17th century militia, observe early matchlock musket drill and interact with sailors and civilians of the past as Fort Mifflin becomes the early seaport of Phila… read more

Black POWDER Friday

Philadelphia, PA
Skip the mall and have a BLAST at Fort Mifflin! Black powder demonstrations with our muskets and cannons all day long. PLUS enjoy learning about the science and manufacture of black powder and discover what needs to happen t… read more

Haunted Holiday Open Investigation

Philadelphia, PA
Ho Ho Haunted Fort Mifflin invites you to party with out unseen co-workers for a Haunted Holiday Open Investigation Evening. Enjoy investigating the deep dark corners of the Fort, then warm up by the fire. Complimentary ligh… read more
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Past Events

Open Investigation Evening

Open Investigation Evening

Philadelphia, PA
Experience a paranormal investigation in one of the most haunted locations in the country! Bring your own equipment or just your cell phone flashlight & learn tips from experienced investigators who are on hand to assist newcomers. Enjoy exploring areas not open to the visiting public and learning …
Sat, Oct 9 2021 7:00 PM Sun, Oct 10 2021 12:00 AM

World's Largest Ghost Hunt

World's Largest Ghost Hunt

Philadelphia, PA
Join our friends and paranormal investigation hosts EVPNJ Paranormal Research as we celebrate an international day of paranormal investigations! Fort Mifflin becomes part of the 6th Annual World's Largest Ghost Hunt as the metaphysical center of this global event. Daytime activities include pop-up…
Sat, Sep 25 2021 12:00 PM Sun, Sep 26 2021 12:00 AM

"Hands On" Brewing with the Regimental Brewmeister

"Hands On" Brewing with the Regimental Brewmeister

Philadelphia, PA
Perhaps you are an accomplished homebrewer and you want to appreciate the challenges faced by brewers in the 18th Century who brewed good beer without all the instrumentation and modern equipment we rely on, perhaps you are a history buff and want to know just what beer tasted like in 1770, or perh…
Saturday, July 24 2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Hands On History

Hands On History

Philadelphia, PA
What did the army do when there was not a battle to be fought? They did chores - essential tasks to stay fed, healthy, warm and hydrated. Often called "fatigue duty" basic chores were handled by patrols, but some special skilled tasks were performed by tradesmen as part of a "trade fatigue." Soldie…
Saturday, July 24 2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Maritime-Line

Maritime-Line

Philadelphia, PA
Ahoy there! Come explore maritime history and characters with us! From the Golden Age of piracy into the 20th century this is your opportunity to meet history's sailors and marines and to explore the evolution of sail through the ages. Learn knot-tying and other nautical skills, discover the differ…
Saturday, August 7 2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Open Investigation Evening with Interstate Paranormal Investigations

Open Investigation Evening with Interstate Paranormal Investigations

Philadelphia, PA
Experience Fort Mifflin after dark at one of our most popular paranormal events! Experienced and novice paranormal investigators will enjoy special after-hours access (including areas not open to the general public!) to one of the most haunted sites in America! Bring your own equipment or just your…
Sat, Jul 24 2021 7:00 PM Sun, Jul 25 2021 12:00 AM

Art En Plein Air

Art En Plein Air

Philadelphia, PA
Art en plein air is about leaving the four walls of your studio (or home!) behind and experiencing painting and drawing in the landscape. The practice goes back for centuries but was truly made into an art form by the French Impressionists. Fort Mifflin, after its reconstruction and through its us…
Sunday, July 18 2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

WWII: Battle of Britain and Home Front Defenses

WWII: Battle of Britain and Home Front Defenses

Philadelphia, PA
Did you know that Americans supported our British allies before officially entering World War II? Discover American support during the Battle of Britain and the importance of the home front defense. Learn about the political climate in Europe in the early years of the war and discover the spirit of…
Saturday, September 18 2021 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Private Yankee Doodle Weekend

Private Yankee Doodle Weekend

Philadelphia, PA
Private Joseph Plumb Martin served at Fort Mifflin during the 1777 siege and recorded his experience in a memoir published  under the title Private Yankee Doodle. Explore daily life in the garrison with the 4th CT Regiment and try your hand at some of the tasks of improving the Fort’s defenses incl…
Sat, Aug 21 2021 10:00 AM Sun, Aug 22 2021 4:00 PM

JEFFERSONIAN PICNIC: Continental Congress and the Olive Branch

JEFFERSONIAN PICNIC: Continental Congress and the Olive Branch

Philadelphia, PA
Our Jeffersonian Picnic Series invites you to explore some BIG IDEAS based on historic events or documents. BYO picnic and a few friends and enjoy an evening in the historic ambiance of Fort Mifflin. Explore the site, discuss the historic topic “on the menu” and enjoy musket and cannon demonstratio…
Sunday, July 4 2021 5:00 PM 8:00 PM

Mailing Address

Fort Mifflin and Hog Island Roads Philadelphia, PA 19153
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