The war began with shots at Jumonville Glen, the French retaliated at Fort Necessity and then defeated the British in the Braddock campaign.
The National Road was the nations first federally funded highway.
During the Fort Necessity campaign George Washington handles himself well and builds a good fort.
The landscape around Fort Necessity has changed several times and is now being restored to its historic appearance.
The terms of George Washington's surrender were written out in the surrender document or the capitulation.
Archaeology in the 1950s found the remains of the original stockade in the ground determining the shape and location of the fort.
In 1753 young George Washington delivered a message to the French and encountered many adventures. This is a virtual Jr. Ranger program.
Last updated: June 3, 2020
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