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Haunted History Hayride

Update 10/1/17- This event is SOLD OUT. 

Saturday, October 21

7 – 10 p.m.


Adults- $8

Children (ages 4-12)- $5

No one under 4 permitted.

Experience the battlefield in a whole new perspective at night!  Guided hay wagons take visitors back in time as they stop along the trail where reenactors portray 18th century characters.  But beware! Ghost and goblins are lurking in the woods and are too scary for those children under the age of 4. Admission includes entry to the Visitor Center and giftshop.

There will be concessions available, a s well as ghost stories in the Stone Room.

Last Day of the Season

Sunday, October 29

Noon – 5 p.m.

This will be the last official day of the 2017 season. Come out and tour the museum and battlefield one last time before we close for the winter. Not to worry, though—we will  open again in Spring 2018 for another season of history, events, and fun!

At the end of the day we will be holding the drawing for the 2017 Raffle. This year the raffle includes a signed Don Troiani print, a horn handles knife, and a book on Forbes’ Trail. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win.




Masquerade Harvest Ball

Saturday, November 18

Cost: $2 per child

2 – 4 p.m.

Ages: 4-12

Dress up or come as you are for this fun fall event! Learn to dance a minuet. Decorate masquerade masks, and play some fun colonial games. A small snack will be provided.

Preregistration is required. Call or email Marlene Sawayda 724-744-4193 or to register.

Colonial Christmas Party

Saturday December 9

 1 – 3 p.m.

Cost: $2 per child

Ages: 4-12

Join us for our second annual Colonial Christmas Party for children ages 4-12. They will make pinecone ornaments, sting popcorn and cranberry garlands, decorate a live Christmas tree, learn a colonial dance, and more!  A snack will be provided during the party.

Preregistration is required. Call or email Marlene Sawayda 724-744-4193 or to register.