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Beautiful step back in time

I can't say enough about the visitors center. Fascinating and the displays are wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Worth remembering.

This small fort is probably the least visited national Battlefield area but give so much back to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim D
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This historical site marks the first battlefield of the American French and Indian War.
1 Washington Pkwy, Farmington, PA 15437-9501
+1 724-329-5512
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough about the visitors center. Fascinating and the displays are wonderful, including the movie. Beautiful walk to the fort. A great place for everyone!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This small fort is probably the least visited national Battlefield area but give so much back to the visit. Remembering the days of the Revolutionary War and how our country was brought to Freedom is in this small little place along the Old National Road....More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a good intro 20 min video and then we walked around the park. Not super exciting but it was a beautiful day and nice walk.

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting place that has a lot of history of what happened with Washington and his troupes. Had a great film that explained a lot of what happened and even the history of why the road that goes through there like it does and what it...More

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I joined another couple in touring the Fort Necessity National Battlefield during our visit of western Pennsylvania in mid-September 2018. We found an outstanding interactive visitors center, a friendly and knowledgeable ranger, educational exhibits on the local history of the National Road...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped at Fort Necessity after a trip to Fallingwater. Family friendly - lots of history to take in but it's delivered in manageable doses as you meander through the visitor center. Take the short walk out to the fort and try to imagine the 22...More

Thank CelticQT
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Standing along the edge of the Great Meadow you can almost hear the shots & smell the gunpowder from the battle long ago. Pay your respects to those who fell in battle, their stories come alive at this small fort. The start of the French...More

Thank Jane O
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Much better than I expected it to be. Loved the NPS rangers as they were very courteous and knowledgeable. Nice to see a demonstration of historical period solider and demonstration.

Thank Gary B
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The location is quite compact, but lovely none the less. We explored the location and enjoyed the area.

Thank ReneeH3
Reviewed August 21, 2018

One could probably take in this site and the museum in a single afternoon. Of course any visitor needs to make sure they understand the real significance of this place in the beginnings of the French and Indian war, in connection with direct beginnings of...More

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Brenda L
July 29, 2018|
Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
free. it's a national park. Did not need to use our national park pass.
Bianca D
August 10, 2017|
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Response from Discover637882 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a small gift shop, but they have a large variety of items.