Fort Necessity

Fort Necessity National Battlefield is a National Battlefield Site.

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.



Name of the Roadside Attraction: Fort Necessity
Parking:big parking lot
Time required:1-2 hours
Descripton:Historic Fort
Next town:Uniontown, PA
Findable:easy - next to the road
Fee area:no fee
Giftshop: yes
Food or drinks: yes (Snacks)
Kind of attraction: Historic Fort
Best time to vistit: all year

   How to find

Address: National Pike, Farmington, PA 15437
Directions: Take highway 40 South from Uniontown
Opening Hours: 9am-5pm
Last visited: September 2019