Artillery and Artificers

Saturday, June 9, 2018 • 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Pitt Museum

Add to Calendar06/09/2018 11:00 AM06/09/2018 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkLiving History: Artillery and ArtificersThe Fort Pitt Museum hosts outdoor Living History programs on select weekends throughout the summer, including Artillery and Artificers. The Fort Pitt Museum cannon crew will fire the museum’s replica cannon throughout the day, weather permitting.Fort Pitt MuseumFort Pitt MuseumfalseMM/DD/YYYY

Witness how artillerists at historic Fort Pitt prepared for cannon firings to defend the Point in the 18th century.

Artisans including tinners, turners, and blacksmiths will demonstrate and discuss how their trades contributed to 18th century artillery.

Cannon Firings

The Fort Pitt Museum cannon crew will fire the museum’s replica British six-pounder cannon throughout the day, weather permitting.

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