• Fort Necessity (NPS photo by Debbie Martinez)

    Fort Necessity

    National Battlefield Pennsylvania


Re-enactors Firing cannon

The National Park Service offers unique internship opportunities, such as living history demonstrations.

College credits may be earned through internships. College students should speak with their advisers about the number of hours required to earn college credit.

Housing and RV campsite are available for full time volunteers and interns. Training, volunteer uniform shirts and/or living history costumes may be provided. Historic black powder weapons training for living history soldiers in usually held in early June.


Send a message to the volunteer coordinator for more information.

Did You Know?

Group of British soldiers firing muskets at Fort Necessity

In 1771, George Washington purchased the meadow where he had fought the first battle of his military career. He owned the land until his death in 1799. The land is now part of Fort Necessity National Battlefield. More...