Plan Your Visit
Plan 1 1/2 to 2 hrs to see the historic sites in the main unit of the park. Add an hour to visit Braddock's grave and Jumonville Glen sites.
Click on Operating Hours & Seasons to find out when visitor facilities are open. The Fort Necessity park grounds are daily from Sunrise - Sunset, year-round.
Did You Know?
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...