Welcome Teachers!

Fort Necessity offers many ways for teachers and students to learn about both of the park's themes; George Washington and the French and Indian War, and the Mount Washington Tavern and the National Road.

Curriculum Materials: This section has many lesson plans.

Field Trips: The park offers guided programs for students of all ages.

Distance Learning: Take a virtual field trip with a Ranger through video conferencing to your classroom

Please feel free to contact us at 724-329-8124 or by email.

Field Trip: Three Cultures in Conflict

Park rangers guide students to the fort and have them participate in hands-on activities while they learn about the French and Indian War.

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Girl loading pretend musket on field trip

Field Trip: Travelers and Workers

Students study the National Road; pretending to be travelers at the Mount Washington Tavern, then pretending to be workers doing the tavern chores.

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Boy rolling dough

Teacher's Guide: Traveling the National Road

This 3rd grade teacher's guide on the National Road has ten units, including biographies of people along the road and their occupations.

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Cover of the teacher's guide

Washington's Birthday Art Contest

The annual George Washington's Birthday Art Contest is open to 4th - 6th graders. Entries are judged on artistic merit and historical accuracy.

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Portrait of George Washington

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Washington Parkway
Farmington, PA 15437


(724) 329-5512

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