• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

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One Washington Parkway
Farmington, PA 15437

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Headquarters - 724-329-5512
Interpretation and Education Center Staff - 724-329-5811

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Did You Know?

George Washington

Before the battle at Fort Necessity, George Washington wrote that the meadow would be “a charming field for an encounter”. After the skirmish at Jumonville Glen he wrote there was “something charming in sound” of bullets. After his defeat at Fort Necessity he never again refers to war as charming. More...