• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Location Map

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield is located in southwestern Pennsylvania off US Hwy 40, 1 mile west of Farmington, PA and 11 miles east of Uniontown, PA.

Did You Know?

Rebecca Sampey

When James Sampey, the tavern keeper at the Mount Washington Tavern, died he had eight children ranging from an infant to a 24 year old. His wife, Rebecca, took over the operation of the tavern. Thomas Searight noted that “in many instances widows kept the best taverns along” the National Road.