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 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.
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.

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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