Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Farmington

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield is a National Battlefield in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States, which preserves the site of the Battle of Fort Necessity. The battle, which took place on July 3, 1754, was an early battle of the French and Indian War, and resulted in the surrender of British colonial forces under Colonel George Washington, to the French and Indians, under Louis Coulon de Villiers.

The site also includes the Mount Washington Tavern, once one of the inns along the National Road, and in two separate units the grave of British General Edward Braddock, killed in 1755, and the site of the Battle of Jumonville Glen.
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  • We visited Fort Necessity on a lovely day in October and found the best part was the cool recreated tavern. There was a visitor center with a museum that had some neat artifacts and information about....  more
    We visited Fort Necessity on a lovely day in October and found the best part was the cool recreated tavern. There was a visitor center with a museum that had some neat artifacts and information about....  more »
  • Nice combination of museum, educational presentation, and restoration of the battlefield. No substitute for actually visiting these historic sites. 
    Nice combination of museum, educational presentation, and restoration of the battlefield. No substitute for actually visiting these historic sites.  more »
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  • A piece of almost forgotten history.
  • Ranger Mike was incredible!!! Worth the trip just to talk to him...Super fun guy to be around. Thanks Mike for being so great with the kids! Our interaction made our day!

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