Be A Junior Ranger
Junior Ranger Program
Become a Fort Necessity Junior Ranger! Pick up a Junior Ranger activity booklet at the Visitor Center. Start as a Recruit and explore the park and complete the activities to work your way through the rank of Captain and up to Colonel. The more activities you complete, the higher your rank.
Did You Know?
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...