No decorations. No hype. Just, you, a few candles, and real ghosts! Experience Fort Mifflin after hours on these popular candlelight walking tours through the site. Tours depart every half hour from 7:00pm to 10:00pm and last approximately 1 hour. 2017 Dates: Saturday, October 14; Friday, October 20 and Saturday, October 21
For one night only, Fort Mifflin will be open to the public later than usual for visitors to explore the site during the Halloween season! Get your fortune told by an experienced occultist, spend some time watching old horror movies in our Casemate Cinema, summon the spirits with the Ouija board, go on a ghost tour or a paranormal investigation with our experienced guides or just explore the Fort by yourself - if you dare! Who knows what lurks inside the walls after dark!
Fort Mifflin hosts a special evening with Thomas Jefferson (Steve Edenbo) and the Marquis de Lafayette (Benjamin Goldman), who'll be discussing the importance of the French Alliance with the newly formed United States of America during the War for Independence. This program commemorates the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, which Fort Mifflin was a part of as the Continental Army made their way to the climatic siege at Yorktown. The program will be approximately 1 hour, with a meet and greet reception following. Presented by Fort Mifflin, the National Park Service and American Historical Theatre.
Experience the battle that defined the Fort at Fort Mifflin's 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 more.