The Albert Gallatin Area School District is located in southwestern Pennsylvania in Fayette County. We are 7 miles south of Uniontown, approximately 50 miles south of the city of Pittsburgh, and 20 miles north of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Pittsburgh is home of 3 professional sports teams; Penguins, Pirates, and Steelers. Science Center, Cultural Centers, Festivals and Activites
Morgantown, West Virginia is home to West Virginia University and the Mountaineers. Morgantown offers many recreational parks and other outdoor resources.
Friendship Hill National Historic Site ~ Home of Albert Gallatin
Albert Gallatin is best remembered for his thirteen year tenure as Secretary of the Treasury during the Jefferson and Madison administrations because of his ability to reduce the national debt, purchase the Louisiana Territory and fund the Lewis & Clark Exploration.
Fort Necessity National Battlefield
The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French and Indian War. This war was a clash of British, French and American Indian cultures. It ended with the removal of French power from North America. The stage was set for the American Revolution.
Ohiopyle State Park
Ohiopyle State Park encompasses about 20,499 acres of natural beauty and serves as the gateway to the Laurel Mountains. The focal point of the area is the more than 14 miles of the Youghiogheny River Gorge that passes through the heart of the park. It provides some of the best whitewater boating on the East coast as well as spectacular scenery.