Historic Fort Steuben hosted 54 service men and women from Ohio National Guard Transportation Unit who offered a dramatic contrast to the life of the soldiers who served at the original Fort Steuben 230 years ago. First of all, the unit included both men and women but the units at Fort Steuben were all male. They arrived, not on foot or on horseback but in huge military vehicles, over 15 of them. They wore not the blue woolen uniforms of the 1st American Regiment but the khaki camouflage of the modern army. Whereas the 18th century soldiers carried muskets and bayonets at all times, these troops bore no weapons while
Support Your Fort!
Your Membership with Historic Fort Steuben offers you free admission to all events, a subscription to our monthly Dispatch, a 10% discount in the Museum Shop, and the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping maintain a unique educational and historic site.
• Explorer: $25/Year/Person