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Fort Necessity National Battlefield

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Fort Necessity National Battlefield is a unit of the National Park Service that interprets George Washington's first battle and the French and Indian War. Close by is its sister National Park Service site Friendship Hill National Historic Site, which interprets the life of Albert Gallatin and his involvement in the Whiskey Rebellion,



Programs by Fort Necessity National Battlefield

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George Washington and the French and Indian War

The park ranger will interact with the students and use George Washington’s writings to show them how Washington’s ambition, hard work and experiences in the French and Indian War helped him mature into the famous man we all know today. Students...


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The Whiskey Rebellion: Would you have been a rebel, a federalist or a moderate?

Students are introduced to the Whiskey Rebellion and the opinions held by the rebels, the moderates, and the federalists.  Using nine questions, each one with three answers, representing the opinions of the three sides, the students will find...


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Type of Organization

Government Agency


John Buechel
1 Washington Parkway
Farmington PA 15421
United States

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Fort Necessity National Battlefield cover:

Social Studies/History
Language Arts/English