Fort Necessity National Battlefield Photos
Fort Necessity was established by a 22 year-old Colonel named George Washington in the Allegheny Mountains, as an act of American westward expansion. However, the area was French controlled & on July 3, 1754 the French & their Indian allies overran the stockade, the first battle of the seven-year French and Indian War.
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|Fort Necessity, built (1754) in meadow by George Washington, was the site of his first defeat during French Indian Wars. Uniontown, PA.||Earthwork berm defences of Fort Necessity in the Allegheny Mountain wilderness. Uniontown, PA.||Reconstruction of stockades of Fort Necessity run by National Park Service. Uniontown, PA.||Log cabin in Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Uniontown, PA.|
|Vertical log stockade of Fort Necessity. Uniontown, PA.||Mount Washington Tavern, a stagecoach stop on the National Road near Fort Necessity. Uniontown, PA.|
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