• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Washington's Birthday Art Contest

Portrait of George Washington standing by a cannon

Standing Proud

Jake Kurtz - 2005 6th Grade Special Merit

Fort Necessity National Battlefield celebrates George Washington's Birthday by sponsoring an art contest for fourth, fifth and sixth grade students. Entries are generally due by early February. Prizes are awarded for the top entries by grade and category. In addition, sample winning pictures are posted on this web site.

Questions regarding the art contest can be directed to Park Ranger James Tomasek at Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

Click here to view and download rules.

Entry Forms
Single Entry Form
4 forms per page

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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...