• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Field Trips

Bring your students on a field trip!

Guided field trips are offered at Fort Necessity throughout the year. Please call 724-329-8124 or email us to inquire about availability or to make a reservation.

Three Cultures in Conflict at Fort Necessity Grade 4-6

Travelers and Workers Along the National Road Grade 3

Guided Programs for Middle School and High School Students Grades 7 - 12

How Children Learned in the Past Pre K -Kindergarten

Self-guided Field Trips K - College

The Fort Necessity Interpretive and Education Center includes a theater where the 20 minute film "Road of Necessity" is shown, museum exhibits on the French and Indian War and the National Road, a gift shop/bookstore, a multipurpose room for educational programming and an interpretative playground.

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  • Guided Programs for Middle School and High School Students

    Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 (All Day)

    Guided Programs for Middle School and High School Students

    Visiting Fort Necessity is a great way for your students to learn history. Your class can attend one or more of the following 45 minute stations: guided tour of the reconstructed fort, guided tour of the Mount Washington Tavern, guided program on the American Indians and the fur trade or viewing the orientation film and seeing the museum exhibits.

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  • Three Cultures in Conflict at Fort Necessity

    Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014 9:00 AM

    Three Cultures in Conflict at Fort Necessity

    Three very different cultures came into conflict over trade and land, sparking the Battle at Fort Necessity. This guided program has the students go on a 1 hour guided tour to the fort where they participate in a mapping activity and learn that George Washington was short on supplies. The students also participate in a 1 hour workshop where through hands-on activities they discover how the French and British interacted with the American Indian through the fur trade.

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Did You Know?

Jumonville Glen

Captain Louis Coulon de Villiers, who led the French attack on Fort Necessity, was the brother of Ens. Joseph Coulon de Jumonville, who was killed five weeks earlier by the British.