Hwy 993W (Bushy Run Rd), Jeannette Pennsylvania
This 200-acre historic site marks the location where the British and American troops, led by Colonel Henry Bouquet, defeated the Indians on August 5-6, 1763 during the Pontiac War. This defeat prevented the capture of Fort Pitt and re-opened communication and supply channels. There are many different types of activities at the Battlefield. Along with a museum that holds many historic items, there are several walking nature trails with information cards describing the plants and trees in the are a. The museum also offers many educational programs, special events, and picnic areas. In addition, a Battle of Bushy Run reenactment is held every year.
Other History nearby:
(Beaver Falls) Beaver Falls Historical Society/Museum
(Jeannette) Bushy Run Battlefield State History Site
(Bethany) Campbell Mansion
(Ligonier) Forbes Road Gun Museum
(Fort Scott) Fort Scott National Historic Site
08/24 Coming to The Jeannette area
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.
Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival Dover OH August9-11 Our 24th Annual Festival Plate is honoring the 1962 Class A State Football Champions from Dennison Saint Mary's High School.