George Washington's Baptism of Fire at Jumonville marks the anniversary of the event that helped ignite the French and Indian War. The celebration features a seminar with noted authors and historians, a re-enactment of Washington's encounter with the French at Jumonville, and exhibits on the war. Onsite Museum of French and Indian War artifacts and Soldier's Orphan Schoool records are open by appointment, at no charge. Registration is limited to 250 persons plus re-enactors. To register call the Braddock Road Preservation Association at (voice) 724-439-4912 or visit the Web site at www.braddockroadpa.org. Books, prints and other commemorative items will be available for purchase.
Discounts Offered: Group Discount
Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Guided Tours, Vending machines
General Information: Hours: Varies by season, tours by appointment., Open Year-round