Fort Necessity

Fort Necessity (HM1NY)

Location: Farmington, PA 15437 Fayette County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 49.084', W 79° 35.261'

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Fort Necessity was located about 400 yards to the south in the Great Meadows. Built and commanded, 1754 by Lieutenant Colonel George Washington, aged 22. Here, after 9 hours engagement with M. Coulon de Villiers in command of 900 French regulars and their Indian allies, Washington and his 400 raw Virginia and South Carolina troops capitulated and early next morning July 4, 1954 marched out with the honors of war.
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HM NumberHM1NY
Series This marker is part of the George Washington Slept Here series
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Year Placed1926
Placed ByThe Pennsylvania Historical Commission and Citizens of Fayette County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 4:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 620876 N 4408518
Decimal Degrees39.81806667, -79.58768333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.084', W 79° 35.261'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 5.04" N, 79° 35' 15.66" 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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