Historic Fort Steuben Offers Fall Adult Education Classes

Due to popular demand, Adult Education Classes will be held at historic Fort Steuben on September 13-14-15.  The class will be held from 6-8pm in the Conference Room at the Visitors Center. 

“Building off of our popular Summer Youth Program, Staff at Fort Steuben over the years have received many requests from adults who wanted to take part in the program.” Explained Paul Zuros, Executive Director at Historic Fort Steuben. “Now adults can be a part of the fun originally only offered to youth.” 

Class attendees will cover several local history topics over the course of the program.  Special guest and local author Alan Fitzpatrick will speak on Native American history and culture. Other topics will include the surveying and settlement of the Northwest Territory, the military experiences at the Fort, the Lewis and Clark expedition and the work of archaeologists. Also, they will have a chance to learn about the local creatures in the Ohio River as well as march with Baron von Steuben.

Applications for the 2021 Adult Education Class at Historic Fort Steuben are now being accepted. Applications are available at Fort Steuben, as well as online at www.oldfortsteuben.com. Class sizes are limited, and space is on a first come first serve basis. 

                The program runs from 6pm to 8pm Monday September 13, Tuesday September 14, and Wednesday September 15.  Cost for the program will be $45 total or $15 per day. Pre-registration is required.  For more information, call 740-283-1787. Historic Fort Steuben is located at 120 S. 3rd Street in Steubenville.

Photo: Students sift for artifacts in the archaeology dig during the Summer Youth Educational Program at Historic Fort Steuben.