Elevator Temporarily Unavailable
Elevator access to second floor and restrooms is unavailable until further notice. The restrooms near the parking area remain open. The second floor of the Gallatin House is available by stairs. (Effective Aug. 9, 2013)
Special Use Rules for Photography of Wedding Parties
These rules apply to wedding photography for personal use of the wedding party. Any pictures taken for commercial use and/or reproduction require a Special Use Permit. Photographers MUST apply for through the Superintendent of the park prior to the photography work being carried out.
If you have any questions regarding these rules, please contact the Special Use Permit Coordinator at Friendship Hill National Historic Site at 724-725-9190. If you cannot reach someone at that number, please call the Special Use Coordinator at Fort Necessity National Battlefield at 724-329-2013.
The National Park Service thanks you for your cooperation in following these rules to preserve and protect the park and its resources as well as experience of other visitors.
Did You Know?
While Albert Gallatin was “content to live and die amongst the Monongahela hills”, his wife Hannah did not care for the country life at Friendship Hill. Gallatin wrote "...my wife's principle occupation...is to count the number of weeks and days which are to elapse before our departure...”