Fort Edwards Foundation, Inc.

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Fort Edwards Foundation, Inc.

The Fort Edwards Foundation, Inc.
Coldstream Road, 4/10 mi. north of US route 50
Capon Bridge, WEST VIRGINIA 26711

Contact phone: 304-874-4291
Contact phone 2: 304-856-1635
Fax: 304-856-1635
Web site:
Latitude: 39.2981565
Longitude: -78.4361189

The Fort Edwards Foundation is an historical site dedicated to preservation of, and education about, a settler's fort built here (at the site of the visitor center) during the French & Indian War in 1755. A modern Visitor Center is open and manned for docent tours from the last Saturday in June through the first full weekend in October, open weekends only, Sat 10-5, Sun 1-5. Special arrangements for school classes or bus tours. Museum shop sells more than 200 titles, books on the F&I War, Colonial America, and some major figures, i.e., Geo. Washington, Christopher Gist, Daniel Morgan, Robert Rogers' Rangers, etc; also maps, period music recordings, and artwork. Seasonal opening day 2012, "Hampshire Family Frontier Day" will be celebrated on Sat., June 30, 10-3, with reenactors, artisans, demonstrations, a nationally known vocalist, wild life presentation (snakes), a period blacksmith, and other personae of our period of focus. Popular food vendor will be present for food/drink. No charge for attendance. Free parking.

This facility is included in "A Guide to Accessible Recreation in West Virginia."
Please check the Guide or the site for information on accessibility. Please note - a self-reporting survey was used to compile the information in this Guide; every attempt was made to verify the accuracy of the information but West Virginia Division of Tourism is not responsible for errors or inaccuracies.


  • Cash Only
  • Covered Pavilion
  • Gift Shop


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