WELCOME TO
FORT NEW SALEM

Fort New Salem is a representative frontier log house settlement of
19th century West(ern) Virginia.

SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN THE MOUNTAINS

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  • NEW CHARITY GO FUND ME PAGE LAUNCHED

    We have launched our new campaign to save the iconic Greentree Tavern. Visit charity.gofundme.com/reshape-the-future for details on the campaign and how to donate.

  • Meeting House Renovated and Reopened

    We reopened the renovated Meeting House on November 30, 2019. Special thanks to the Salem Correctional Facility Good Neighbors crew and our Friends of the Fort for their help on this project.

  • Class of 2019 Inductees into WALL OF RECOGNITION

    Congratulations to George "Gabby" Brooks, Jeffrey Wyne and Walter Williams our 2019 Class inducted into our WALL OF RECOGNITIONS on August 10, 2019. Jeff and Gabby have been a part of Fort New Salem over the past 25 years. Walter was the inaugural chairperson of our organization and developed the structure and "foundation of our foundation"

  • WELCOME SALEM UNIVERSITY

    We welcome SALEM UNIVERSITY as 2019's newest SEASON SPONSOR!

  • BLOCK HOUSE OPENED!

    After being completely relocated on our campus and renovated, the BLOCK HOUSE was officially reopened April 27, 2019.

  • HOOPS GRACES WINNERS

    Congratulations to Mark and his family who won our Hoops and Graces Competition at our John Randolph Spring Arts Kick Off.

  • THANK YOU CITY OF SALEM

    We welcome the City of Salem, a long time supporter of Fort New Salem, as 2019's newest SEASON SPONSOR!

  • Amazon Smile Support Fort New Salem

    Log into smile.amazon.com and select Fort New Salem Foundation as the organization you support. Shop as you normally would and a portion of eligible purchases will go towards supporting us!

  • DOMINION DONATES TO FORT

    Dominion recently granted Fort New Salem to build a new porch and ramp to our Old Admin Building. Additionally Dominion donated and installed 800 feet of gas line on our campus!

  • Three inducted into THANKS-GIVING WALL

    On August 11, 2018 we inducted Judge John S. Kaull, Clarence “Willie” & Mary Mutschelknaus into "Wall." Judge Kaull is a former chairperson for the Fort New Salem Foundation and a supporter. Willie & Mary have been ongoing supporters of the development of our facility with Willie also serving on the fort Board. Judge Kaull was represented by April , his daughter.

OUR
CAMPUS INCLUDES

  • Waldo Run Cabin

  • The Farm House

  • The Block House

  • Delilia's Cabin

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OUR
MISSION STATEMENT

Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc. exists to support Fort New Salem in preserving and advancing the educational, historical, cultural and social aspects of Nineteenth Century West(ern) Virginia