Field Trips

Self-guided Field Trip

Photograph of the entrance to the park's museum exhibits
Entrance to the museum exhibits

National Park Service

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Visiting Fort Necessity is a great way for your students to learn history. Your class may participate in the following activities while visiting the park on a self-guided field trip.

- View the orientation film about George Washington, the Battle at Fort Necessity and the National Road (20 minutes)

- Walk to the reconstructed fort reading the outdoor signs or using the cell phone tour

- Visit the 1830s stagecoach stop, the Mount Washington Tavern, which is now a furnished museum (open May through October)

- Experience the museum exhibits on the French and Indian War and the National Road

- Shop in the bookstore/gift shop

- Eat at the picnic tables located right outside the visitor center

Please contact the park to make a reservation. 

Logistics of Planning a Field Trip

To learn more about planning a self-guided field trip please read Planning a Successful Field Trip.

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Subject:
American Indian History and Culture, Colonial History, Economics, French and Indian War, Military and Wartime History, Pioneer America, Transportation, U.S. Presidents, Westward Expansion
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