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.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:54pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 620754 N 4408176|
|Decimal Degrees||39.81500000, -79.58916667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 48.9', W 79° 35.35'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 48' 54" N, 79° 35' 21" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3414 National Pike, Farmington PA 15437, US|
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