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Friendly Fire Incident Commemoration

Friendly Fire Incident Commemoration




Friendly Fire Incident Commemoration

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Martha before George: The early years of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington" presented by Dr. Erica I. Nuckles, Fort Ligonier's Director of History and Collections.

George Washington remembers Fort Ligonier in his “Remarks,” a hand-written, autobiographical 11-page recollection of his six dangerous years on the Pennsylvania frontier. The “Remarks” are featured in the museum’s new Washington Gallery.

“During the time the Army lay at Loyalhanning a circumstance occurred which involved the life of G.W. in as much jeopardy as it had ever been before or since.”

– George Washington’s Remarks

Since 2008, Fort Ligonier has offered a special program to commemorate the anniversary of Washington’s Friendly Fire Incident, which occurred November 12, 1758.

Please join us for a reception and special program to commemorate this historic event.

Fort Association members: $25

Non-members: $35

Kindly RSVP to Candace Gross at or 724.238.9701 by November 5, 2018.