July 22-23, Saturday and Sunday, 20th Maine, 15th Alabama and 6th Maine Cannon Battery Civil War Encampment. The Civil War Weekend will feature living history demos, and camp life and the firing of a civil war era replica cannon.A great weekend to enjoy the rich History of one… Read More
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Invitation to Young Pirates, and the Public to go to the Fort Knox Pirate Parlay July 14–16, 2017 at Fort Knox, Maine The Friends of Fort Knox and The Pirates of the Dark Rose crew would like you to join in… Read More
    (Prospect) The Friends of Fort Knox have announced their special event schedule for the 2017 season, which includes an expanded pirate event, a collaborative cultural event with the University of Maine’s Coaction lab and a new Alison Chase dance troupe production. Additional event detail may be found on… Read More
    (Prospect) The Friends of Fort Knox announced that the Fort Knox State Historic site and Penobscot Narrows Observatory are now open for the 2017 season. Both of these attractions opened on Monday May 1st and will continue daily, until Halloween, October 31st. The Fort and Observatory open daily… Read More
    PROSPECT — The Friends of Fort Knox plan to open the Fort Knox, Monday, April 17th through Sunday, April 23, from 9 AM until 4 PM, during April School vacation. Normal admission fees will apply. To see the 2017 Fort Knox/OIbservatory admission fees and 2017 events, go to… Read More
    FRIGHT FIREWORKS SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29- View from Bucksport waterfront, 9:15 PM- Fright goes on if raining. Fright at the Fort continues this Friday, October 28th and Saturday, the 29th. This Saturday, the University of Maine’s New Media Dept. will project lasers during Fright. Immediately after Saturday’s Fright,… Read More
    Fright at the Fort continues this Friday, October 28th and Saturday, the 29th. The theme of this year’s Fright is Out of this World. To avoid long lines of the last night of Fright, event attendees are encouraged to come to the event on Friday. Read More
    On Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28th, the Friends of Fort Knox will host their second Pet Show weekend. This is a fun event that does not focus on specific pet breeds, but has whimsical contest categories that include best pet costume, looks like owner, best pet… Read More
    On Saturday/Sunday, this coming weekend at Fort Knox, Prospect, from 10 AM until 3 PM, a granite cutting demonstration will take place adjacent to the Fort Visitor Center. Shawn Costigan, of Orland, will demonstrate techniques used to cut and shape the granite used in the construction of Maine’s… Read More
    The Friends of Fort Knox have released their special event schedule for 2016. The events range from Civil War reenactments to marauding pirates. Most of the Fort Knox special events take place on weekends, but to be sure reference the events below or go to Fortknox.maineguide.com for additional… Read More
    Ghost Camp, at Fort Knox is coming up this Saturday/Sunday, June 25/26, from 6 PM until 10 AM. Bring a tent, sleeping bag and join the East Coast Ghost Trackers in their overnight investigation. Sandwiches and light breakfast provided. Maximum of 30 people and alcohol free. Call 207-469-6553… Read More
    PROSPECT — The East Coast Ghost Trackers will begin this season’s ghost hunts 8-11 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at For Knox. The Ghost Trackers guide groups of people interested in learning ghost hunting techniques and provide a chance for an encounter with the “non living” residents of the… Read More
    Looking for something to do with the kids during spring vacation? Come on over to Fort Knox, in Prospect, starting Monday, April 18, at 9 AM until 4 PM. Both attractions will remain open through Sunday, April 24th and then reopen for the entire season May 1. Read More
    PROSPECT — Volunteers are needed to team up with the Friends of Fort Knox and the Civil War Preservation Trust to help clean the Civil War era State Historic Site 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, April 23. The nationwide effort — dubbed Park Day — is underwritten by a grant… Read More
    Looking for something to do with the kids during spring vacation? Come on over to Fort Knox, in Prospect, starting Monday, April 18, at 9 AM until 4 PM. Both attractions will remain open through Sunday, April 24th and then reopen for the entire season May 1. Read More
    The Friends of Fort Knox has seasonal positions open for volunteers to help present the historic fort to visitors from throughout Maine, the nation, and around the world. Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory are open every day from May 1 until October 31. The Friends manage… Read More