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Compass Inn Museum July Living History: Laughlintown In The War Of 1812

July 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 AM EDT


Join the fun and excitement at Compass Inn Museum for Ligonier Valley Historical Society’s second Living History Weekend of the summer. From 11 am to 4 pm on July 16th and 17th, interact with the men and women of the Maryland based Ship’s Company, a reenactment unit that portrays the naval contractor system used to supply the US Navy during the War of 1812, highlighting the roles of early American businesswomen, tailors, seamstresses, sailmakers, brewers, and millers.

The Living History Weekend also includes tours of the historic Compass Inn and outbuildings, as well as cooking and blacksmithing demonstrations, at no extra charge.

General admission is $14 for adults, $12 for seniors (62+), $8 for youth (6-18), and free for children 5 & younger. Tickets can be purchased on-site on the day of the event.

Compass Inn Museum is located at 1382 Route 30 East, Laughlintown, PA 15655. Email [email protected] or call (724) 238-4983 for more information.


July 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM EDT
July 17, 2022 @ 4:00 AM EDT
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Compass Inn Museum
1386 US-30 East
Laughlintown, PA 15655 United States
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Event Genre
War of 1812
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Military, Civilians, Demos
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