Learn about the role Fort Frederick and regional colonial troops played during the Forbes Campaign of 1758; that resulted in the capture of French Fort Duquesne. Re-enactors portraying Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia Provincial Troops will portray the men and women in this campaign. Highlights of the event include cannon firing demonstrations, musket firing presentations, military and children’s drill. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Park entrance fees apply.


  • Starting Saturday, September 14th, 2019, repeated every day until Sunday, September 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm


Fort Frederick State Park

11100 Fort Frederick Road
Big Pool, MD 21711

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