The Fort Mifflin Blog
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Fort Mifflin’s location on Mud Island makes it an ideal location for insect populations, including pesky mosquitoes. For today’s #MakeItBetterMonday, discover a couple of things you can make to combat the insect population on your next visit to the Fort or in your own back yard. Click HERE for information, project instructions and interesting links […]Read Article
Does an army really march on its stomach? What did soldiers during the American Revolution actually eat? Explore the basics of 18th century military mess and then mix up a batch of hard tack and try it for yourself! #MakeItBetterMonday Click HERE for information and links, plus the recipe to try at home!Read Article
For this week’s #MakeItBetterMonday, let’s explore 20th century history and Fort Mifflin’s unique location adjacent to Philadelphia International Airport. Why did they build the Fort so close to the Airport? Hmmm. Learn about the basic principles of aviation, the forces acting on a plane and then make your own FPG-9. BONUS! Bring your FPG-9 […]Read Article
Our events at Fort Mifflin on the Delaware include historically accurate insignia and symbology that many people may find insensitive or offensive in any other setting. They are included at our events only in the interest of historical accuracy and education. The presence of such insignia and symbology in no way indicates support for any […]Read Article