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Fort Necessity National Battlefield

We visited the location of a little known Battlefield that played a big role in the course of History in our country.

Fort Necessity National Battlefield in Fayette County marked one of the opening battles in the French and Indian War.

Chief Ranger Norman Nelson explains the history of the Fort including its creation by George Washington.

Nelson explains the story of Washington suffering his first defeat and only surrender, and how it may have changed the course of History.

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