George Washington


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The future founding father’s ties with Fort Necessity include some of his most significant formative experiences as a young man. The upcoming four-hour PBS series, The War that Made America, will depict Washington’s involvement in the skirmish at Jumonville Glen, his first military defeat (at the fort), and his bravery under fire at the Battle of the Monongahela. The film will be broadcast in January, 2006.


Fort Necessity National Battlefield