Fourth of July at Fort Pitt

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum

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Commemorate the Fourth of July by raising a 36-foot garrison flag in historic Point State Park with help from colonial re-enactors and scouts. Visitors to the Point can learn about Fort Pitt and Western Pennsylvania’s role in the American Revolution and experience 18th century military music.

Inside the museum, visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt and crafts. Outside, learn how to march and drill from costumed interpreters.

Members of the Yinzer Singers, Pittsburgh’s premiere cross-genre chamber choir, will sing the National Anthem.

The Fort Pitt Museum would like to thank the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Pittsburgh Chapter for the use of the Fort Pitt Block House grounds and for its care, promotion, and historic interpretation of Block House history for 124 years of its 254 year history.

Fort Night – 18th Century Taverns

Plus, visitors are invited to a special 21+ night ahead of the evening’s fireworks display. From 5:30-8:30 p.m., guests age 21 and older can explore the museum and learn to play 18th century tavern games. Tickets include light hors d’oeuvres and access to a cash bar. Learn more & purchase tickets.

The Fort Pitt Museum holds outdoor Living History events on Saturdays in the summer. For a complete listing of programs, visit the Living History section of the Fort Pitt Museum’s website.