• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

For Kids

First screen of Young George Washington's Adventures

First screen of the WebRangers Young George Washington's Adventures

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This is the National Park Service's site for kids of all ages. If you love our National Parks, Monuments and Historic Sites, this site is for you. If you are new to our National Parks, we hope this site helps you experience how wonderful they can be.

Be sure to check out "Young George Washington's Adventures" and learn about Washington's difficult and hazardous journey to ask the French to leave the Ohio River Valley.

 
Fort Necessity Junior Ranger patch

The Fort Necessity Junior Ranger patch is available to those who complete the Junior Ranger program.

Junior Ranger

Learn more about becoming a Junior Ranger.

 
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Programs for scout

Learn about the programs offered for scouts.

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...