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Veterans Program

A heartfelt thank you to local leaders for their support and guidance in launching Fort Roberdeau’s Veterans Recognition Program.

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Veterans Recognition Program

October 31, 2014 celebrate Veterans Day early at Fort Roberdeau with an intriguing and fun educational program. Visit Pennsylvania’s Frontier Revolutionary War Fort to discover the medical tools and treatment for our country’s first military veterans! 11 a.m. to 12:30 pm Revolutionary War Medicine Program 12:30 to 1:30 Veteran Fellowship…

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Marketfaire in October

Open 9am to 3pm on Sunday. $4 Adults, $2 for Children 3-12 years old – Children under 3 years of age will be admitted free. Make sure to check out this exciting event. To read more about it go to Marketfaire

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Fort Roberdeau, New Polling Place

Blair County Board of Elections has selected Fort Roberdeau, White Oak Hall, as the Tyrone Township polling place.There is a Board of Elections public meeting on Tuesday, September 16, 2014, at 9:30 a.m in the County Courthouse Public Meeting Room. The Blair County Highway Department worked hard this week to…

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Grassland Nesting Birds

By Becky Hingley, Conservation Intern Fort Roberdeau Park is currently participating in a Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) with the US Department of Agriculture (USDA). As part of this agreement, the site is responsible for maintaining three of our fields, totaling 22 acres, as natural grasslands. The goal is to conserve…

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The History of Sinking Valley

Through the Eyes of My Ancestors Sunday, July 27 at 1:00 PM at Fort Roberdeau in White Oak Hall Nancy Anson will share the pioneer stories of three of her Revolutionary War patriot families, the Moores, the Rollers and the McPherrans, and in the process, explore what life was like…

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White-tailed Deer

(Odocoileus virginianus) By Becky Hingley, Conservation Intern The white-tailed deer is the most common member of the Cervidae family to be found in Pennsylvania. Cervids, which also include moose, elk, caribou, and mule deer, are mammals classified by their split-hoof, lack of incisor teeth, and 4 chamber stomach. However, despite…

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July is Park and Recreation Month

Hear ye! Hear ye! Fort Roberdeau announces the Blair County Proclamation designating July as Park and Recreation Month. The Blair County Board of Commissioners recognize July 2014 as Park and Recreation Month in the County of Blair.  Greetings from Fort Roberdeau during the most exciting month of the summer! Visit…

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Summer Staff and Interns

Becky Hingley – Conservation Intern Hi! My name is Becky Hingley and I am a natural resource conservation intern at Fort Roberdeau this summer. I am the first conservation intern to work at the Fort. I am studying environmental science at Juniata College, which I have been able to apply…

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Fort Staff

2014 Fort Roberdeau Staff; from left to right: Glenn Nelson, Cat Schirf, Sharon Hostler, Rick Kalos, Ray French. Glenn Nelson – Director Glenn’s role is to provide leadership and representation of the fort in a variety of community settings.   Rick Kalos – Gift Shop Manager Rick’s role is to…

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