News

The Dig is On!

Archaeologists from the Pennsylvania State Museum have begun their annual excavation at Fort Hunter.  Look for them behind the Mansion digging around the Ice House.  They have already uncovered several... More »

Sunday, Sept 14 Plein Air Painters at Fort Hunter

For the first time, Fort Hunter participates in  Art Association of Harrisburg’s Gallery Walk.  Enjoy painters in the lawns of the Mansion, refreshments, light lunches available for purchase, the archaeological... More »

June 6 Back to the Future

It’s a great night for a movie under the stars!  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, light refreshments are available for purchase from the Friends of Fort... More »

May 18 Classic Music and Autos

Sunday May 18 view classic Rolls Royce automobiles and listen to classical guitar by Steve Jewett on the lovely grounds of Fort Hunter Mansion.  Make an afternoon of your visit... More »

Calling Plein Air Artists

Calling “Plein Air” artists to participate in “2014 Gallery Walk” , September 14, 2014, on the grounds of Fort Hunter.   If you are interested in participating, or for further information, send ... More »

Wear Peeps and Get in Free!

The Marshmallow Peep Show opens Sunday May 4 during Garden Faire.  Wear clothing with Peeps and get free admission and 5 tickets to vote for your favorite Peep creation.  Glue... More »

Sunday April 27 Downton Abbey Tea on sale now!

Tickets are now on sale for Fort Hunter’s Downton Abbey Tea!  Preview Downton Elegance: Fort Hunter High Fashions of the Downton Abbey Era , Fort Hunter’s costume exhibit featuring Downton Abbey era fashions. ... More »