By Ross Guidotti

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s been 56 years and once again, they’re back!

Throngs have descended on tiny little Ligonier for Fort Ligonier days.

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“Since 2008, we’ve accurate counts of over 100,000 each year, it keeps growing,” said Fort Ligonier Days Co-Chair Bill Stablein.

And they come from far and wide, including one intrepid soul.

“He comes from Alaska – and he drove,” added Stablein. “He comes annually.”

Alaska or Allen Port, and all points in between, be prepared to spend and eat.

“More booths, lots more craft booths, more food,” said Patti Butler of Ligonier. “Good food, good food, good food.”

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“Can’t beat it, can’t beat it,” added Quade Jackman of Ligonier.

Retired army captain and historian Robert Rambo brings Chief Attakullakulla to life at this year’s Ft. Ligonier Days.

Fort Ligonier Days runs for the next three days with the big parade Saturday.

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