The Fort Edwards Foundation
       The Fort Edwards Foundation of Capon Bridge, West Virginia


Calendar of Events 2015

 Please Note: To offer help please call Clyde DeWitt (304-874-4291) or email Mark Jones (see Contact page) if you can spare us your time and talents.
Without new help, all our events & programs will suffer.

April 17, 2015, Deadline for Art Contest

Click here for more information!

Saturday, April 18, 2015 The Colonial Feast

  • Held at the Ruritan Community Center on Rt. 50 at Cold Stream Rd. in Capon Bridge (old church building across from current Methodist Church)
  • 5:30-6:30, doors open, set-up, prepare etc. Dinner: 6:30-8:00 pm
  • Silent Auction and 50-50 drawing during same period.
  • Foundation President will give a short presentation on "The State of the Foundation."
  • The wearing of period clothing is a fun attribute of the feast and encouraged; not mandatory for attendance.
  • Please check back for more details as they become available.

May 9, 2015, Braided Rug Craft Party

   Time: 2-4 p.m. Young People of Hampshire County! Come have fun with Mrs. Julia Flanagan of the Fort Edwards Foundation and learn how to make a small braided rug.Register by e-mail, please: by May 6, 2015.
Click here for more information!

Wine and Cheese Party

   Note: this event is by invitation only and requires a fee. Please contact the President
    if you would like an invitation; see contact page.

Season opening on June 27, 2015 - Hampshire Family Frontier Day

For more info Click Here


Oct. 4, 2015, Tea With Mrs. Edwards

   Time: 2-4 p.m. Young people of Hampshire County and old folks too! Come have tea with Mrs. Joseph Edwards at the Visitor Center. To celebrate another successful season of historical interpretation and discovery at the site of Edwards's Fort in Capon Bridge WV, the Fort Edwards Foundation invites all our neighbors and friends to this free afternoon event as our regular season closing event. Please R.S.V.P.:     Click here for the Invitation.

We will be open on weekends from June 27 through October 4, 2015.

Our 2015 Calendar is not yet finalized. Keep checking back for updates!

School Programs

Note: The Visitor Center may be open for the School Tour Program in Sept., Oct., April and May, but this is by pre-registration only. Call Robert Flanagan for information on the program (304)856-3866. School tours may be scheduled in the winter months, but those tours are limited to a mazimum of 30 students.


Driving Directions

For directions to our site see our roadmap page. Your GPS may not have our new road name and number!

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