Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Location: Farmington, PA
The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French...
Fort Necessity National Battlefield is a National Battlefield Site in Fayette County,
Pennsylvania, United States, which preserves the site of the Battle of Fort ...
The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the
French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American ...
On this day in History, Lieutenant Colonel George Washington builds Fort
Necessity on Jun 04, 1754. Learn more about what happened today on History.
Completed on June 4, 1754, British lieutenant colonel George Washington built a
'fort of necessity' to defend against imminent attack by the French.
"George Washington arrived at the Great Meadows, as the Fort Necessity area
was than called, on May 24, 1754. Although the meadow was nearly all marsh, ...
Fort Necessity National Battlefield commemorates the events surrounding the
start of the French and Indian War. The main park unit contains the reconstructed
Fort Necessity, entrenched camp built in July, 1754, by George Washington and
his Virginia militia at Great Meadows (near the present Uniontown, Pa.).
The battle of Fort Necessity. Also called Battle of the Great Meadows. Part of the
French and Indian War in western Pennsylvania. July 1754.
Fort Necessity was a small stockade in western Pennsylvania built by Virginia
Militia led by George Washington in 1754. Beginning in the 1740s both England