In the 18th century military, fifers and drummers played a pivotal role at Fort Pitt. They not only announced daily routines for the military but also indirectly served as a morale booster. A few skilled gentlemen with knowledge of 18th century fifing and drumming have formed a group to teach Fort Pitt Museum visitors about the subject this summer.
June 5, 2015
May 22, 2015
In the decades following the American Revolution, no one was more universally hated by frontier residents than former Indian captive Simon Girty.