• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania

Things To Know Before You Come

What's at Fort Necessity?
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A two minute video to help you know what to expect when you visit Fort Necessity National Battlefield.

 

Did You Know?

Closeup of mile marker

Iron mile markes were cast for the National Road between Cumberland and Wheeling in 1833. There was one mile post every mile. Some of the old iron mile posts remain. In 1998 fiberglass replacements were made for the missing markers.