April – Ed Bearss Symposium Click on the following photos from our “Ed Bearss Symposium: Military Leadership” April 6-9, 2017. Edwin Bearss leads the group to Fort Necessity. View of the George Washington Monument near the Braddock History Center. Ed Bearss, Bob Misner and Ted Alexander at the Braddock History Center. Rendition of the site of Braddock’s defeat. Local park ranger explains the exhibits at Fort Necessity’s Visitor Center. View from Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Janet Pollard presents an overview of military history tours in Franklin County from FCVB. Edwin Bearss with participants. Ed Bearss leads the tour at Fort Necessity National Battlefield. Contents found inside Fort Necessity. Ed Bearss speaks to the group during a Q&A session.