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Fort Necessity National Battlefield


Fort Necessity National Battlefield is a National Battlefield Site in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States, which preserves the site of the Battle of Fort ...

Fort Necessity National Battlefield (U.S. National Park Service)


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 ...

Lieutenant Colonel George Washington builds Fort Necessity - Jun ...


On this day in History, Lieutenant Colonel George Washington builds Fort Necessity on Jun 04, 1754. Learn more about what happened today on History.

Fort Necessity - George Washington's Hopeless Battle


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 National Battlefield Pennsylvania | Official Travel Guide


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 and the Battle of Great Meadows - Military History


Built in 1754, by Lt. Col. George Washington, Fort Necessity was located in the Great Meadows in present-day southwestern Pennsylvania. Tasked with ...

Early Battles and Fort Necessity - SparkNotes


A summary of Early Battles and Fort Necessity in 's The French and Indian War ( 1754-1763). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of ...

Fort Necessity - Ohio History Central


Jul 22, 2015 ... Fort Necessity was a small stockade in western Pennsylvania built by Virginia Militia led by George Washington in 1754. Beginning in the ...

Fort Necessity - Social Studies for Kids


Hastily constructed fort (which really wasn't much of a fort at all) done so at the orders of George Washington, a young officer fighting for England, after his failure ...

16 Things To Do in Fort Necessity State Park, Pennsylvania


Taverns popped up along the National Road every mile or so servicing travelers with food and a place to rest. Here, at Fort Necessity, the Mount Washington ...

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... More »
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Fort Necessity, Pennsylvania History and Information


Completed on June 4, 1754, British lieutenant colonel George Washington built a 'fort of necessity' to defend against imminent attack by the French.

Fort Necessity - Infoplease


Fort Necessity, entrenched camp built in July, 1754, by George Washington and his Virginia militia at Great Meadows (near the present Uniontown, Pa.).

Fort Necessity National Battlefield (Mill Run, PA): 57 Photos & 159 ...


Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Mill Run: See 159 reviews, articles, and 57 photos of Fort Necessity National Battlefield, ranked No.2 on TripAdvisor among 4 ...