January 27, 2015
- Public Date In Future
Fort Necessity Now Offering Distance Learning/ Video Conferencing to School Classroom
Virtual field trips using conferencing equipment from the classroom are now available Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Park rangers can teach students about young Washington and the French and Indian War.
January 22, 2015
Stephen Clark Selected as Superintendent of the National Parks of Western Pennsylvania
Stephen Clark has been named as the superintendent of the National Parks of Western Pennsylvania, which include the Flight 93 National Memorial, Johnstown Flood National Memorial, Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site, Fort Necessity National Battlefield and Friendship Hill National Historic Site. Clark will assume his duties in late March.
January 21, 2015
Reinbold to Assistant Director for Partnerships and Civic Engagement
Jeff Reinbold has been named the assistant director for partnerships and civic engagement within the National Park Service. Reinbold will be responsible for partnerships, philanthropic stewardship, national trails, wild and scenic rivers, and hydro-power assistance programs. He will also oversee the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance Program.
October 31, 2014
Living Timeline Honors American Veterans throughout History
The National Park Service will present a living history program and encampment at Fort Necessity National Battlefield over the weekend of November 8-9. The program will present a military timeline representing America’s conflicts from the French and Indian War (1754-1760) through World War II. Park staff and volunteers will represent individual wars through uniform and equipment displays.
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.