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.

 

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7th ANNUAL JOHN RANDOLPH SPRING ARTS KICK OFF

If you are a crafter and interested in participating, please contact us

Saturday April 22, 2017   noon - 5 PM.

The John Randolph Spring Arts Kick Off  is our annual event to open Fort New Salem. It features live demonstrations and sales by various artisans, food, game, tours and live music.

Join us for a day of family fun.

This event is named in honor of the founder of Fort New Salem. John Randolph, then a professor at Salem College, was the visionary who in the late 1960’s saw a need to preserve our regions Appalachian heritage. In the 1970’s John efforts led to the development of the Fort New Salem campus with many of the cabins being brought in during that time. 

ENTERTAINMENT
The Powell Family Band

DEMONSTRATIONS (some vendors also sale items)
American Chestnut Association

Blacksmith
Herbology

Loom

Potholder rugs

Paper Marbling

Pottery
Printing
Quilting
Spring Hearth Cooking
West Virginia DNR

Wooden spoons

More information will be posted as the event nears.

General Admission                                                        $5*

                                                                               *Children 10 and under admitted free with paying adult

Sponsored by  Clarksburg-Harrison Cultural Foundation,  Fort New Salem Foundation,  Martin Ventures LLC / Eastgate Used Cars LLC. & Salem International University
 

If you are a crafter and interested in participating, please contact us.

Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.  

81 Settlers Lane    PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426  

E-mail           304-695-2220