BRITSBURGH FESTIVAL - General John Forbes with Sunday Brunch (Sold Out)

09/08/2019 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM ET


Britsburgh Festival


  • $15.00


Woodville Plantation
1375 Washington Pike
Bridgeville, PA 15017-2821
United States of America


Enjoy a delicious brunch spread as Dave Frankowski, French & Indian War re-enactor, soldier in the 4th Sublegion, Wayne’s Legion and member of Britsburgh and its History Society event team, discusses General John Forbes (1707-1759), the man who named Pittsburgh for then (1758) British Secretary of State (later Prime Minister), William Pitt the Elder.  Dave will present fascinating information about Forbes' life and how his successful campaign against the French opened Western Pennsylvania to settlement by people like John Neville.


The event will take place at Woodville Plantation in the Stillhouse.



11:00-11:30AM – Brunch is served

11:30 – 12:15PM – General John Forbes presentation

12:15-12:30PM – Q&A

12:30-1:00PM – Converse and explore the Neville House grounds


After the Sunday Brunch event, all are welcome to stay and take an included tour of the Neville House, which will be open to the public from 1-4PM.


Registration via Britsburgh's website is limted to 10 and is online by advance registration only.  No at-the-door admissions for this event are available.. 


For more information on this event, contact Woodville Plantation at  412-221-0348 or


MEMBERS LOGIN FOR $13.50 REGISTRATION. Members:  During the Britsburgh Festival only, bring your friends to events at the SAME PRICE as members.  Please encourage them to join our membership.


Explore fascinating British-themed topics with the guidance of experts and enjoy the company and conversation of fellow enthusiasts as a member of the Britsburgh Society. Society members enjoy our Britsburgh Arts Society, the Britsburgh Beer Society, the Britsburgh History Society, the Britsburgh Literary Society and the Britsburgh Tea Society. If you are not already a member, I would like to invite you to consider becoming a Britsburgh Society member. To become a member, visit the Britsburgh membership page.




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