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.




Article I

Article II

Article III

Article IV

Article V

Article VI & VII

Article VI & VII


Section 6.1.     Dissolution.  Upon the dissolution of the Corporation, the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provision for the payment of all liabilities of the Corporation, distribute all assets of the Corporation exclusively for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for a public purpose.  Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by the Circuit Court of the County in which the principal office of the Corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.


Section 7.1.     Amendments These Bylaws may be altered, amended or repealed, in whole or part, and new Bylaws may be adopted by the Board of Directors, without the approval of any Members or any class of Members. 

Adopted:  September 11, 2001


                         THIS IS TO CERTIFY that the foregoing Bylaws of Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc. have been duly adopted by the Directors at a meeting of the Directors duly held on September 11, 2001.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned, duly elected and acting Secretary/Treasurer of the Corporation, has signed this Certificate and affixed the seal of the Corporation hereon this 11th day of September, 2001.



                                                          HISTORY OF BYLAWS         

The initial Bylaws of Fort New Salem Foundation , Inc. were first adopted as of the 11th of September, 2001.

Amendments made subsequent to September 11, 2001, should be listed below:



1                                     June 12, 2002                   2.1, 3.2, 3.4,  3.9, 3.10, 4.11

2                                     July 16, 2002                    2.1

3.                                    August 14, 2002               3.5, 4.1, 4.1-1, 4.2

4.                                    December 18, 2002          3.8

5.                                    November 12, 2003         2.4, 3.9, 3.10, 3.10-1, 3.10-2, 4.1

                                                                                4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 5.6, 5.9-1

6.                                    August 31, 2005                3.2

7.                                    January 10, 2006               3.2

8.                                    December 19, 2007           3.2

9.                                    April 18, 2012                   3.2 A (added new section)

Fort New Salem Foundation, Inc.    PO Box 186 Salem, WV 26426

Executive Director      304-695-2220