History & Culture
The Fort Necessity Story
The National Road
The Mount Washington Tavern was built near Fort Necessity as a stagecoach stop on the National Road. Today it is a museum dealing with life along the Road.
Did You Know?
As a young man in the 1750’s, George Washington made four trips over the Allegheny Mountains . He was shot at by the Indians or French during each of these trips. Despite having four holes shot through his coat and two horse shot out from under him, he escaped being hit by any musket balls. More...