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 armies but is often overshadowed by the following, and better known, Battle of ...
Sat, Dec 7 2013 10:00 AM — Sat, Dec 3 2016 4:00 PM
Skip the mall and have a BLAST at Fort Mifflin the day after Thanksgiving! Spend the day exploring one of the only intact battlefields from the American Revolution and enjoy musket and cannon demonstrations! No long lines, no grumpy shoppers. Give thanks for the soldiers that fought here, allow...
Friday, November 25 2016 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
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, "History Detective" Scavenger Hunt, Open Hearth Cooking demonstrations, woo...
Sat, Nov 10 2012 10:00 AM — Sun, Nov 13 2016 4:00 PM
Part of A MUD ISLAND HALLOWEEN! Spend the night if you dare! Actual sleep is optional during our overnight paranormal investigation, where you get to explore the buildings, myths and legends behind the Fort’s permanent residents! Coffee and light refreshments provided for those who survive the n...
Sat, Oct 29 2016 7:00 PM — Sun, Oct 30 2016 8:00 AM
Part of A MUD ISLAND HALLOWEEN! Some of Fort Mifflin’s most famous spirits comes out during the day for this kid friendly, treat-filled event. Hear some of the fort’s ghost stories while you trick or treat through the Fort’s buildings and casemates! Costumes HIGHLY encouraged! FREE with Fort Ad...
Saturday, October 29 2016 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM
Part of A MUD ISLAND HALLOWEEN! No decorations. No hype. Just, you, a few candles, and REAL Ghosts! Experience Fort Mifflin after hours on our popular candlelight walking tours through the site. Tours depart every half hour from 7:00pm to 10:00pm.
Sat, Oct 15 2016 7:00 PM — Fri, Oct 28 2016 10:00 PM
Part of A MUD ISLAND HALLOWEEN! New for 2016 is our first ever Halloween Costume Party! Come dressed to kill as you party with the spirits in our casemates! A DJ will spin all night, watch horror classics in our Casemate Cinema, wander through the Fort after dark as you never know who you might ...
Saturday, October 22 2016 7:00 PM — 11:00 PM
Open Investigation Evening IS SOLD OUT Part of A MUD ISLAND HALLOWEEN! Experience Fort Mifflin after dark as one of our most popular paranormal events returns! Experienced and novice paranormal investigators will enjoy special after-hours access to one of the most haunted sites in America! Brin...
Fri, Oct 14 2016 7:00 PM — Sat, Oct 15 2016 12:00 AM
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
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