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Pennsylvania
Southwest Region
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
Fort Necessity National Battlefield Fort Necessity credits NPS photo / Mike Soohey
Fort Necessity was the site of George Washingtons first military experience at the beginning of the French and Indian War
Fort Necessity National Battlefield Fort Necessity National Battlefield credits Share the Experience, Robert Josephson
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD
1 Washington Parkway
Farmington, Pennsylvania   15437
(lat:39.8152 lon:-79.5888)

Phone: 724-329-5512
Email:
The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.
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Location
Fort Necessity National Battlefield is located near Connellsville, Morgantown and Uniontown


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Area Campgrounds
Scarlett Knob Campground
Box 44 Route 381 North
Ohiopyle, PA
724-329-5200
Benner's Meadow Run Camping & Cabins
315 Nelson Road
Farmington, PA
724-329-4097
Area Fishing Related Businesses
Marra's Mountaineer Sporting Goods
486 N Gallatin Ave
Uniontown, PA
(724) 439-1270
S & S Bait & Tackle
2903 National Pike
Uniontown, PA
(724) 438-3871
S & S Bait & Tackle
2903 National Park
Chalk Hill, PA
(724) 438-3871
Area Cabins and Lodges
Lodge at Chalk Hill
Route 40
Chalk Hill, PA
(724) 438-8880
Ohio Pyle Lodge
3184 National Pike
Farmington, PA
(724) 329-4452
Lodge At Chalkhill
2920 National Pike
Uniontown, PA
(724) 438-8880
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort
1001 Lafayette Dr
Farmington, PA
(724) 329-8555
Nemacolin Woodlands Resort & Spa: Golf Academy
1001 La Fayette Dr
Farmington, PA
(724) 329-6900
Area Accommodations (over 20 miles away)
Cottages and Cabins
For those who like to fish for wild trout...this is the place to be Savage River Outfitters is a full line Orvis Dealer and Fly Shop with vacation rentals located on the Savage River in Western Maryland. Call ahead to book a half or full day wade trip or fly fishing instructions.
31.3 miles from park*

Directions
The main unit of the park is located 11 miles east of Uniontown, Pennsylvania on U.S. Highway 40. The visitor center, reconstructed Fort Necessity, Mount Washington Tavern and picnic area are located in the main unit of the park.

Pennsylvania
15

Pennsylvania State Parks

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