• 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?

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.”