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JULY 1 - 4, 2004
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD
250th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION


Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
July 1: Open late for special outdoor concert at 7 p.m.

Price: Individual daily passes July 2 - 4: Adults $8.00; children (ages 5 - 16) $2.00. Fort Necessity Park Passes purchased in advance for $15.00 include admission to the four-day event for the bearer and immediate family and are valid for one year. Discounts apply for holders of The National Park, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra concert on July 1 is free.
Contact: 724-329-5512

ABOUT THE EVENT

From July 1 - 4, Fort Necessity commemorates the 250th anniversary of the battle that began the French and Indian War in 1754 with a weekend of historical events called "Where Three Worlds Collide."

The special events get underway on Thursday, July 1, with a free outdoor concert by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. The concert, sponsored by the National Road Heritage Corridor in partnership with the National Park Service, is called "A Charming Field for an Encounter," and the musical program is inspired by the historic occasion. The concert features guest soloist Mark O'Connor, the Grammy-winning composer and violinist.

A rare manuscript written by George Washington recalling his adventures on the Pennsylvania frontier at the start of the war will be on view July 2 - 4, as part of the exhibit George Washington Remembers: Reflections on the French & Indian War. A special exhibition of paintings by Robert Griffing, whose work is inspired by French and Indian War history, will also be on view July 1 - 4.

At 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 2, noted authors will participate in a panel discussion called "The Approaching Storm" to illuminate the significance of the battle and its repercussions including the perspectives of the French, British and American Indians.

On July 3 - 4, an expected 500 historically equipped re-enactors representing British and French troops and Indian warriors will participate in demonstrations of 18th-century military tactics used by the young George Washington and his opponents in the Battle of Fort Necessity. Living history presentations will allow visitors to witness the life of 1750's soldiers and frontier tradesmen including quill working, basket and finger weaving, flintknapping, engraving wood and metal, and manufacturing of period Indian trade silver. For more information on weekend events: www.nps.gov/fone/250/events.htm

JULY 1, 2004
PITTSBURGH SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
FREE CONCERT AT FORT NECESSITY


Hours: 7 p.m.
Price: Free
Contact: 724-329-5512

ABOUT THE EVENT

This outdoor concert kicks off four days of special events at Fort Necessity National Battlefield that commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Necessity. The concert, sponsored by the National Road Heritage Corridor in partnership with the National Park Service, is called "A Charming Field for an Encounter" and the musical program is inspired by the historic occasion. The concert features guest soloist Mark O'Connor, the Grammy-winning composer and violinist. For additional information on commemoration weekend events: www.nps.gov/fone/250/events.htm

JULY 2, 2004
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD 250th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION


Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Price: Individual daily passes July 2 - 4: Adults $8.00; children (ages 5 - 16) $2.00. Fort Necessity Park Passes purchased in advance for $15.00 include admission to the four-day event for the bearer and immediate family and are valid for one year. Discounts apply for holders of The National Park, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes.
Contact: 724-329-5512

ABOUT THE EVENT

From July 1 - 4, Fort Necessity commemorates the 250th anniversary of the battle that began the French and Indian War in 1754 with a weekend of historical events called "Where Three Worlds Collide." A rare manuscript written by George Washington recalling his adventures on the Pennsylvania frontier at the start of the war will be on view July 2 - 4 as part of the exhibit George Washington Remembers: Reflections on the French & Indian War.

At 2:00 p.m. on Friday noted authors will participate in a panel discussion called "The Approaching Storm" to illuminate the significance of the battle and its repercussions including the perspectives of the French, British, and American Indians. For more information: www.nps.gov/fone/250/events.htm

JULY 3, 2004
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD 250th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION


Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Price: Individual daily passes July 2 - 4: Adults $8.00; children (ages 5 - 16) $2.00. Fort Necessity Park Passes purchased in advance for $15.00 include admission to the four-day event for the bearer and immediate family and are valid for one year. Discounts apply for holders of The National Park, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes.
Contact: 724-329-5512

ABOUT THE EVENT

From July 1 - 4, Fort Necessity commemorates the 250th anniversary of the battle that began the French and Indian War with a weekend of historical events called "Where Three Worlds Collide." On July 3 - 4, an expected 500 historically equipped re-enactors representing British and French troops and Indian warriors will participate in demonstrations of 18th-century military tactics used by the young George Washington and his opponents in the Battle of Fort Necessity. Living history presentations will allow visitors to witness the life of 1750's soldiers and frontier tradesmen including quill working, basket and finger weaving, flintknapping, engraving wood and metal, and manufacturing of period Indian trade silver. A rare manuscript written by George Washington recalling his adventures on the Pennsylvania frontier at the start of the war will be on view July 2 - 4 as part of the exhibit George Washington Remembers: Reflections on the French & Indian War. Preeminent French and Indian War artist Robert Griffing will exhibit his work July 1 - 4, adding to the visual atmosphere of 18th-century colonial America. For more information: www.nps.gov/fone/250/events.htm

FRENCH & INDIAN WAR THEME DINNER

Christian W. Klay Winery

Hours: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Price: Tickets: $45 per person, plus tax.
Contact: 724-439-3424

ABOUT THE EVENT

Come and join our special 250th commemoration of the French & Indian War including a special menu complemented with our award-winning wines from our National Road Collection and lively entertainment.

JULY 4, 2004
FORT NECESSITY NATIONAL BATTLEFIELD 250th ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION


Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Price: Individual daily passes July 2 - 4: Adults $8.00; children (ages 5 - 16) $2.00. Fort Necessity Park Passes purchased in advance for $15.00 include admission to the four-day event for the bearer and immediate family and are valid for one year. Discounts apply for holders of The National Park, Golden Eagle, Golden Age and Golden Access passes.
Contact: 724-329-5512

ABOUT THE EVENT

From July 1 - 4, Fort Necessity commemorates the 250th anniversary of the battle that began the French and Indian War with a weekend of historical events called "Where Three Worlds Collide." On July 3 - 4, an expected 500 historically equipped re-enactors representing British and French troops and Indian warriors will participate in demonstrations of 18th-century military tactics used by the young George Washington and his opponents in the Battle of Fort Necessity. Living history presentations will allow visitors to witness the life of 1750's soldiers and frontier tradesmen including quill working, basket and finger weaving, flintknapping, engraving wood and metal, and manufacturing of period Indian trade silver. A rare manuscript written by George Washington recalling his adventures on the Pennsylvania frontier at the start of the war will be on view July 2 - 4 as part of the exhibit George Washington Remembers: Reflections on the French & Indian War. Preeminent French and Indian War artist Robert Griffing will exhibit his work July 1 - 4, adding to the visual atmosphere of 18th-century colonial America. For more information: www.nps.gov/fone/250/events.htm

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