Street Address
1253 Bushy Run Road
Jeannette, PA 15644
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 468
Harrison City, PA 15636
phone: 724-527-5584
e-mail: brbhs@winbeam.com
web: www.bushyrunbattlefield.com
Hours
Open April through October, Wednesday through Sunday from 9AM-5PM. Park grounds open yearround from 9AM-5PM.
Admissions
Adults $5, Reduced/Seniors $4.50 and children $3.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Online Gift Shop
Special Event Rental
Group Tours
Staff
John F Giblin, III, Site Administrator
phone: 724-527-5584
Ryan Deglau, Museum Facilitator
phone: 724-527-5584 x101
Kelly Ruoff, Treasurer
phone: 724-516-6650

Description

Bushy Run Battlefield is the only recognized Native American battlefield in Pennsylvania. It is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission in cooperation with the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society. The park encompasses over 250 acres and is listed on the National Register of Historic places.

Mission

Committed to preserving and restoring Bushy Run Battlefield as a historical, educational and recreational resource for the community.

History

In August 1763, a two-day battle occurred at Bushy Run between British and Native forces. With the British victory here, they were able to relieve the siege at Fort Pitt and open the west to future settlement.

Artifacts Collections

Collections include an original 18th century pack-saddle and several period weapons.

Educational Programs

Guided tours of the battlefield are provided Fri-Sun during the normal season. School tours are also provided with prior reservations. An educational conference entitled the "Ohio Country Conference" is held every spring at a local university.

Facilities

Lecture Halls

Performance Areas

Governance

Bushy Run is a property of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is administered by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission. The Visitor Center is operated by the Bushy Run Battlefield Heritage Society.

Library

Access: Staff Only, Members

Appointment required: Yes

Publications

Quarterly newsletters are provided to all Heritage Society members. The Bushy Run Post

ADA

Wheelchair Accessible

Services

Gift Shop

Online Gift Shop

Special Event Rental

Group Tours