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'''The Wharton Furnace'''  Built in 1837, a stone structure measuring 33 feet wide, 31 feet deep, and 31 feet high. It was built as a blast furnace, placed in blast in 1839 and went out of blast by 1850. It was built by Congressman Andrew Stewart (1791-1872).
 
  
'''The National Pike Wagon Train Festival'''  Mid-May Reenactment  http://www.nationalpikefestival.org/
 
 
'''Fort Necessity National Battlefield'''  http://www.nps.gov/fone/index.htm
 
 
'''Laurel Cavern Geological Park'''  http://www.laurelcaverns.com
 
 
'''Spring Valley Bruderhof Community'''  http://www.bruderhof.com
 
 
*<see name="Fort Necessity National Battlefield" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.nps.gov/fone/index.htm" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The park site also includes Mt. Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen and Braddock's Grave. Vastly important bits of history but not a whole lot of interactivity to experience. </see>
 
*<see name="Fort Necessity National Battlefield" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="http://www.nps.gov/fone/index.htm" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">The park site also includes Mt. Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen and Braddock's Grave. Vastly important bits of history but not a whole lot of interactivity to experience. </see>
 
  
 
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Revision as of 23:54, 6 November 2014

Understand

Farmington is located in Wharton Township, along the National Road. It is situated about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, and is the closest settlement to Fort Necessity. It is also home to the 5 star Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. As of the 2010 census the population was 767.

Get In

Rt 40, The National Pike, the road that built the nation

Rt 381, N to Ohiopyle, S to Elliotsville and West Virginia

Get Around

See

  • Fort Necessity National Battlefield, [1]. The park site also includes Mt. Washington Tavern, Jumonville Glen and Braddock's Grave. Vastly important bits of history but not a whole lot of interactivity to experience.

Do

  • Nemacolin Woodlands, 1001 Lafayette Drive Farmington PA 15437, 724-329-8555, [2]. 5 star resort: huge complex including Woodlands Zoo, Lady Luck Casino, a Jeep/Hummer Off Road Driving Academy and the Spa. You must spend 10$ at the resort to enter the casino. Massages are fabulous but definitely pricey, also includes full use of the spa for a day.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

  • Summit Inn Resort, 101 Skyline Drive Farmington, PA 15437, 724-438-8594, [3]. Overlooking the summit of route 40 over Uniontown. Also has a restaurant and a treehouse.

Contact

Get Out