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The Spirit of the Fort September 26, 6 PM till 9 PM Celebrate the spirit of the Fort at Fort Mifflin’s annual fall fundraiser.  Exciting evening featuring signature cocktails, cannon blasts and presentation of the Distinguished Citizen award to Edward G. Rendell.  Funds raised support Fort Mifflin on the Delaware’s mission of preserving and interpreting the site.  Join the troops!

Sponsorship begins at $125, advance purchase required

Veteran’s Appreciation Day  October 4, 10 AM till 4 PM Honor those who served.  Explore Fort Mifflin as a veteran of service to the United States from 1775 until 1954.  Special displays of historic military gear and equipment.  Complimentary hot dog chow line lunch.  Veterans receive FREE admission and our thanks for your service.

 Special Event Admission – Adults $8, Seniors $6, Students 12 and under $4.

NEW! Authors and Artillery  October 2, 6:30 PM till 8 PM  Fort Mifflin’s new “pre-Siege” author series!  Hear our cannon roar and enjoy an evening with Mike Harris, author of Brandywine: A Military History of the Battle that Lost Philadelphia but Saved America.  The early part of the Philadelphia Capaign of 1777 comes to life as Mike discusses the impact of the Battle of Bradywine on the Revolutionary War.  Complimentary light refreshments.

FREE for Members, otherwise $6 admission.

NEW!  Take a Shot AT the Fort: Evening Photography Hours  October 8, 4 PM till 7 PM  Bring your camera, models, props, etc. to Fort Mifflin and set your sights on the Fort’s historic structures and natural splendor! You can even enter your best shots for the “Fort Mifflin Photography Challenge;” the best photo in each of two categories–black and white and color–will earn the skilled “photobomber” a free 2015 membership.

$20 per person

Paranormal Friday at Fort Mifflin  October 10, 7 PM till Midnight  Have you ever hunted for a ghost?  Would you like to learn how?  Here is your chance!  Guided ghost tour, paranormal investigation workshop and guided, small group investigation of 5 “hot spots” with equipment.

$45 per person, advance purchase required

Candlelight Ghost Tours  October 17, 8, 24, 25  7 PM till 10 PM  Get ready for an authentic experience – no actors, no decorations, just REAL GHOSTS!  Tours last about an hour and begin every 15-20 minutes.  Refreshments available for purchase.

$20 per person, pay online or at the door

 NEW!  Trick or Treat with the Ghosts  October 26, 10 AM till 4 PM  Meet some of Fort Mifflin’s most famous spirits!  Students 12 and under in costume are invited to trick or treat at the Fort and meet Jacob the Blacksmith, The Screaming Lady and MORE!  Special scavenger hunt.

 Special Event Admission – Adults $8, Seniors $6, Students 12 and under $4.

Sleep With the Ghosts  HALLOWEEN NIGHT  October 31,  7 PM till 8 AM November 1  Investigate one of the most haunted sites in the country on Halloween night!  This is our ONLY public overnight investigation of the year.

$90 per person, advance purchase required

NEW! Authors and Artillery  November 6, 6:30 PM till 8 PM  Fort Mifflin’s new “pre-Siege” author series!  Hear our cannon roar and enjoy an evening with Tim McGrath, author of Give Me a Fast Ship.  Discover the compelling story of the birth of the Continental Navy and America’s revolution at sea.  Complimentary light refreshments.

FREE for Members, otherwise $6 admission.

Siege Weekend  November 8 & 9  10 AM till 4 PM  Experience the battle that defined the Fort at our annual flagship event!  Four full scripted battles tell the story of the greatest bombardment of the Revolutionary War.  Guided tours, living history activities and demonstrations, musket drills, weapons demonstrations and so much more!

 Special Event Admission – Adults $8, Seniors $6, Students 12 and under $4.
 

For a complete list of our events for the year, visit our Event Calendar or check back to this page regularly!

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