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.




All Events


Reshape The Future


John Randolph Spring Arts Kick Off


Appalachian Heritage Cook Off


Hammer In/ Workshop Weekend


Myths of the Mountains


Dulcimer Festival


Spirit of Christmas


School Tour Info






Friends of Fort


Master Plan


Fort History




About the Foundation

Welcome... Join our "RESHAPE THE FORT" campaign and be a part of history!    E-mail us if you would like to be on our list to receive an electronic newsletter.



Now accepted at GATE & GIFT SHOP


Up Next is Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains

Saturday, November 25th, Sunday, November 26th, Saturday, December 2nd and Sunday, December 3rd

Our recently set up Christmas Tree


AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers access the same selection of products, same prices, and same features as on The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers. Fort New Salem is pleased to announce that we are now listed as an option. Log into 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!



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Big Changes  Are Coming!


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Recent feature projects



Ground Breaking

Photo by Lemeul B Muniz  


Are you interested in how your company can sponsor our next cabin?  Check out our page on the work completed on the Blacksmith Shop,  McIntrye House, Waldo Run, Farm House or Weaving Room which shows what happens with your sponsorship!


If you seek a tax deductable donation that will help the cause call us at 304-695-2220.








Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.  

81 Settlers Lane    PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426  

E-mail           304-695-2220

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