Near Farmington in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1926 by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission and Citizens of Fayette County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the George Washington Slept Here marker series.
Location. 39° 49.084′ N, 79° 35.261′ W. Marker is near Farmington, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker is on National Pike (U.S. 40) west of the entrance to Fort Necessity Nat. Battlefield, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. It is to the right of the Mount Washington Tavern, facing the road. Marker is in this post office area: Grindstone PA 15442, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Road (a few steps from this marker); Mount Washington Tavern (a few steps from this marker); The Great Meadows Fort Necessity (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Great Meadows Campaign (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmington.
Also see . . .
1. Fort Necessity. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 8, 2006.)
2. Background of the Conflict. (Submitted on May 8, 2006.)
3. Fort Necessity - Behind the Marker. Explore PA History.com (Submitted on July 11, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, French and Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 8, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,074 times since then and 97 times this year. This page was the Marker of the Week June 2, 2013. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 8, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana.