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

Up next is the 45th edition of our nationally recognized event.  Join us for a celebration of Christmas in Appalachia.

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  • NEW LOGO for Christmas

    Fort New Salem has released a new logo for SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS IN THE MOUNTAINS. Our iconic event now has an iconic logo!

  • New Main Street Sign

    Thanks to the West Virginia Department of Highways, visitors to Fort New Salem have a new sign when entering from Main Street. This bidirectional sign shows travelers form east or west to proper turn off towards our campus.

  • 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, 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