From May 29, 2019

Jumonville Glen: History of Fort Necessity

Today is the second lesson in the history of Fort Necessity National Battlefield:  Jumonville Glen. In January 1754, before George Washington returned from his mission, Virginia Governor Dinwiddie sent out a small force of Virginia soldiers to build a fort at the forks of the Ohio, modern-day Pittsburgh.  The stockade was barely finished when a …

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