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Fort Necessity National Battlefield

1 Washington Pkwy, Farmington, PA 15437-9501
+1 724-329-5512
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The film, the gun demostration, the visitors center. ...everything well done. The children loved... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tomandlea
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Uniontown, Pennsylvania
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Great site to explore the early career of Washington and the French and Indian War. Awesome... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Laurie R
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This historical site marks the first battlefield of the American French and Indian War.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1 Washington Pkwy, Farmington, PA 15437-9501
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+1 724-329-5512
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The film, the gun demostration, the visitors center. ...everything well done. The children loved it and learned so much.

Thank tomandlea
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great site to explore the early career of Washington and the French and Indian War. Awesome playground for children. Excellent inside exhibits, infrmative guides and costumed reenacors.

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The fort as such is not overly interesting, but the center carries both interesting (short, like 15-20 minutes) movie documentary and also exhibits on the battle and building of National Road (40).

Thank vaclean
Reviewed 6 days ago

Visitor center is nice, worth a 30 minute stroll through. The "fort" is a small fenced in area with some low earthworks around it. Worth an hour if you are in the area.

Thank GCMike64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of information inside the center, little fort outside is nice too but was expecting something bigger. The gentleman who provided info on the forts history was very knowledgeable.

Thank Conny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on the anniversary of the battle (July 3rd) and learned a lot of things we hadn't known. We also took a walk up the hill to the nearby Mount Washington Tavern. Signs warn of a steep grade through the woods - there is...More

Thank Lisa61089
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This site gives a great review of early American history and some of the forces that shaped our country. The museum and fort recreation provide insights into the growth of the country. The film and museum presentation are excellent and I learn something new every...More

Thank whishigi
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Back in the 50s & 60s my family stopped here several times on vacations and weekend jaunts, I think I was here once again in the 70s but not again until now. The National Park System has done a wonderful job in the visitor's center...More

Thank YcnanGA
Reviewed June 12, 2017 via mobile

Had a chance to stop and take a look. We were driving down HWY 68 where we saw the signs for the battle field. We arrived after the visitors center had closed, but it is a self guided tour out to the large meadow and...More

1  Thank Jason A
Reviewed June 9, 2017

The visitor center includes high-quality and very thorough (if not always crystal clear) exhibits on both the battle of Fort Necessity and the National Road. Expect to spend about an hour here between the orientation film, the exhibits and the battlefield itself. Worthwhile.

Thank Tom S
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