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








Have you always wanted to “learn how to do that?” If so, our June event is the place to be. We have expanded our annual Blacksmith Hammer In to become a weekend of workshops. On June 9 & 10 we are open from 9 - 5 on Saturday & 10-5 on Sunday for our 8th Annual “Hammer In/Weekend of Workshops.”  General admission is $5 for adults and free for children 10 and under with accompanying adult. Guests will see tour guides on site, visit cabins and see blacksmiths in action as well as numerous artisans in various cabins. Guests will also have the opportunity to register and participate in hands on workshops.


The 2018 complete line-up will be released soon.


Blacksmithing - The blacksmith work shop is an all day workshop. Space is limited to 8 participants per day. Pre-registration recommended. PDF FORM


Basket Making


Paper Marbling


Corn Husk Doll Making


Old Time Music




This event is brought to you by 


and Martin Ventures LLC / East Gate LLC


Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.   

81 Settlers Lane   PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426   

Email       304-695-2220