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Preserving William Howe’s Story

A Special Paranormal Event

During the Civil War, Fort Mifflin served as a Union army prison. Its most famous inmate was Private William H. Howe, a Union soldier who became the first and only prisoner to be executed at Fort Mifflin on August 26, 1864. Does Howe’s spirit still occupy the Fort? You be the judge! From 7 PM […]

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Marching Orders

Marching Orders


Learn all about the planned improvements, upcoming events, and the rich history of Fort Mifflin in our blog, Marching Orders. Get an insider's view of the workings of the Fort, behind the scenes action, and announcements from our blog.

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Looking for Ghosts

Looking for Ghosts

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Widely regarded as one of the most haunted sites in the country, National Historic Landmark Fort Mifflin invites visitors to explore the intersection of history and mystery with programs appealing to novice and experienced investigators as well as curious history lovers.

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