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Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Colonial troops commanded by 22 year old Colonel George Washington were defeated in this small stockade at the "Great Meadow". This opening battle of the French and Indian War began a seven year struggle between Great Britain and France for control of North America. Great Britain's success in this war helped pave the way for the American Revolution.

Plane - Less than 2 hours from Greater Pittsburgh International Airport.

Commuter flights may be available to Morgantown, WV (45 minutes away) or Connellsville, PA (25 minutes away)

Car - US Route 40, 11 miles east of Uniontown, Pennsylvania. For directions, click "more" below

Public Transportation - Regularly Scheduled busses run from Uniontown and Nemacolin Woodlands past Fort Necessity. Call Fayette Area Coordinated Transport (FACT) 724-430-4600 for schedule information. (Toll Free: 1-800-321-7433.

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