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.


The park’s curriculum includes two FREE teacher’s guides: French and Indian War 1754-1763 for 4th-6th grade and Traveling the National Road 3rd grade.

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Teacher's guide in binder and on CD-ROM

Field Trips

The park has guided and self-guided field trips for students of all ages. Classes can learn about the French and Indian War or the National Road.

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Girl on a field trip holding a musket ramroad

Distance Learning

A park ranger can use video conferencing equipment to talk to your students about George Washington and the French and Indian War.

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Photograph of an actor portraying George Washington on a horse

Last updated: January 7, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1 Washington Parkway
Farmington, PA 15437


(724) 329-5512

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