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Celebrating past Fort Ligonier Days

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| Wednesday, October 11, 2017 6:36 a.m
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Henry Horne, 5, of Latrobe leaves a small opening to view the parade while trying to keep warm during the Fort Ligonier Days Parade held on Saturday morning in Ligonier, PA.
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British and French military re-enactors stage the Battle of Fort Ligonier on Saturday afternoon during the three-day annual festival called Fort Ligonier Days. Ligonier, commemorates the key battle of the French and Indian War, fought on Oct. 12, 1758 during the events.
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Re-enactor John Smith of Saltsburg sets up camp inside Fort Ligonier in preparation of Fort Ligonier Days on Friday, October 14, 2011. Smith portrays a French grenadier captain.
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Charlie Stahl, parade marshal, receives numerous congratulatory wishes from crowd during the Fort Ligonier Days parade held Saturday morning in Ligonier, PA.
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Tommy Ratcliffe, 7, of Inwood, West Virginia marches in the parade at the Fort Ligonier Days celebration on October 15, 2011 in Ligonier. (Eric Schmadel | Tribune-Review) Slugged: EPS FortLig1019 2 for a Latrobe Neighborhood feature intended for publication on October 19, 2011.
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Fort Ligonier is one of four Ligonier-area museums participating in the May 6 Free Museum Day. Shown here is French re-enactor Charles Hanson, of Fairfax, Va., pushing a cart of firewood to his encampment during a previous Fort Ligonier Days festival.
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Fort Ligonier is preparing for a weekend launch of summer activities, including historical re-enactments, sunset tours, and summer camps. In this file photo, French Marine re-enactor Bob McGill of Dunbar loads cartridges and hugs longtime friend Kristen Rylander of Carnegie, outside of the fort walls at the camp Saturday morning before they set off for the battle. British and French military re-enactors stage the Battle of Fort Ligonier on Saturday afternoon during the three-day annual festival called Fort Ligonier Days. Ligonier, commemorates the key battle of the French and Indian War, fought on Oct. 12, 1758 during the events.
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From left: First runner-up Caitlin Brown, Miss Ligonier Katie DeMayo and second runner-up Jeannie Markosky ride in the parade at the Fort Ligonier Days celebration on October 15, 2011 in Ligonier.
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James Fenton, 10, of Lebanon photographed dressed as a Pennsylvania provincial soldier from the Weiser batallion inside Fort Ligonier during Fort Ligonier Days on October 14, 2012 in Ligonier.
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Corporal Jennifer Ostrom plays the slide trombone during the Fort Ligonier Days parade held on Saturday morning in Ligonier, PA.
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Indian re-enactor Tom Hinkelman, of New Jeresy, a former Irwin resident, prepares for battle on Saturday morning. British and French military re-enactors stage the Battle of Fort Ligonier on Saturday afternoon during the three-day annual festival called Fort Ligonier Days. Ligonier, commemorates the key battle of the French and Indian War, fought on Oct. 12, 1758 during the events.
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British and French military re-enactors stage the Battle of Fort Ligonier.
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Annie Casturo, 5, of Mt. Lebanon watches the parade at the Fort Ligonier Days celebration on October 15, 2011 in Ligonier.
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Dave Halsey, of Michigan, a French Marine re-enactor prepares for the battle outside of his tent Saturday morning. British and French military re-enactors stage the Battle of Fort Ligonier on Saturday afternoon during the three-day annual festival called Fort Ligonier Days. Ligonier, commemorates the key battle of the French and Indian War, fought on Oct. 12, 1758 during the events.
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Reenactors march in the Fort Ligonier Days parade on October 18, 2011 in Ligonier.
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Reenactors representing the French La Reine fire a volley at Fort Ligonier during Fort Ligonier Days on October 13, 2012 in Ligonier.
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Deagen Huey,5, of Punxstawney, has fun with his musket during Fort Ligonier Days on Saturday, October 13, in Ligonier, PA.
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Ligonier Mayor, Ormond Bellas gives a friendly wave as he rides through main street during the Fort Ligonier Days parade held on Saturday morning in Ligonier, PA.
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(Left to Right) Max, 9, and Luke Kozorosky, 10, of Maryland, Ian, 9, and Mark Laver of Hopewell, sit atop the walls of Fort Ligonier during the annual Fort Ligonier Days festival on Saturday, October 15, 2005. The Kozorosky brothers were in Ligonier visiting family.
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Jim Powers of Cincinnati, OH, was one of the many re-enactors to participate in this years Fort Ligonier Days festivities. Powers is dressed in the 'small clothes', of a Pennsylvania Provincial.
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Kids gathered in the front row brace themselves for the boom during the artillery demonstration at Fort Ligonier during Fort Ligonier Days on October 12, 2013 in Ligonier.

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