Gallatin House closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays
The Gallatin House Visitor Center will be closed Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays through May 8 2014. The house is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Monday.
Trash Free Park
Trash cans have been removed from the park to protect and improve the environment.
Please take your trash when you leave and dispose of it properly
This program is designed to encourage reuse and recycling practices. We all share the responsibility for managing solid waste and the park's environment.
Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Friendship Hill National Historic Site, Johnstown Flood National Memorial, and Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site participate in the "Leave no Trace" program.
The many benefits of this program include removing garbage and recycling containers and associated odors from within the park, reducing annoying pests and unsightly conditions. Eliminating the need for disposal services will also allow the parks an opportunity to make more productive use of available park resources.
Did You Know?
Albert Gallatin remained active after retiring from the government. In 1831, at age seventy, he was named president of the new National Bank of New York. He served on the council that established New York University in 1831. He founded the American Ethnological Society in 1842, at age eighty-one.