• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

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April 14, 2014
Seneca Nation of Indians Partners with National Park Service on Exhibit and Cultural Education at Fort Necessity
The National Park Service has partnered with the Seneca Nation of Indians in New York. The Seneca-Iroquois National Museum in New York has developed the exhibit entitled "The Seneca and the French & Indian War. The exhibit opens April 19, 2014 for National Park Week at Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Entrance fees will be waived at the National Park sites in western Pennsylvania.

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...