• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

WebRangers for the Classroom

fone webranger screen

First screen of "Young George Washington's Adventure"

National Park Service

Looking for a fun and educational way to learn about young George Washington? Consider the on-line program "Young George Washington's Adventures."

This program is written in the graphic novel style and follows Washington's 1753 winter journey across western Pennsylvania. The activities throughout the story will help your students learn about this military expedition that made the 21 year old Washington famous.

"Young George Washington's Adventures" is part of the National Park Service's WebRangers interactive on-line activities for children. There are over 50 programs on many different subjects. If you would like your students to sign up as WebRangers and get credit for completing activities please go to the WebRangers Ranger Station www.nps.gov/WebRangers/ to enter. If you would like to do "Young George Washington's Adventure" without going through the WebRangers sign in process please go to www.webrangers.us/activities/youngwashington/.

 

Did You Know?

Washington at Fort Necessity

George Washington was not in command of the Virginia Regiment when they left Williamsburg in 1754. Colonel Joshua Frye died after a fall from his horse early in the expedition. Washington received a field promotion from Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel and assumed command.