The Opening Battle of a World War

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution. Read More

Storm clouds developing over Fort Necessity in the Great Meadows

Fort Necessity

The circular wooden stockade of Fort Necessity in the Great Meadows with blue sky above. Storm cloud are forming on the horizon.

Last updated: July 6, 2021

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