• 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?

Horses and wagoner

Christoph Jacob Munk and his family emigrated from Germany to Ohio in 1832. They traveled along the National Road. He wrote about rainstorms, a 4 foot rattlesnake, the mountains and sleeping at isolated inns. He also mentions that “it is very troublesome to travel with [a] wife and children.”