Fort Necessity, a War Memorial

Fort Necessity, a War Memorial (HM1ZW7)

Location: Farmington, PA 15437 Fayette County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.9', W 79° 35.35'

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National Battlefield Site

—French and Indian War —

On this "charming field for an encounter" George Washington built Fort Necessity in May-June 1754 as defense against an approaching French force. The battle fought here July 3 brought on the French and Indian War for control of the continent. Burnt by the French after the battle, Fort Necessity was reconstructed on the original site in 1954.
HM NumberHM1ZW7
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Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 620754 N 4408176
Decimal Degrees39.81500000, -79.58916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.9', W 79° 35.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 54" N, 79° 35' 21" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3414 National Pike, Farmington PA 15437, US
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