Calendar of Events 2017
Wine and Cheese Party, September 9, 2-6 pmNote: this event is by invitation only and requires a fee. Please contact the President
if you would like an invitation; see contact page.
Tea with Mrs. Edwards, October 1st, 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.: firstname.lastname@example.org
Regular season closes Oct. 1, 2017 at 5 p.m.
Mercer's Company Encampment & Lecture on Mercer's Massacre, October 28, Time: midday-afternoon.Encampment with several soldiers of Capt. Mercer's Company of the Virginia Regiment and presentation on the Battle of Great Cacapehon, April 18, 1856.
Tentative Schedule includes:
1:30pm - 2:30pm Presentation and discussion on the battle. We have the American Legion's event room (200 yards from the VC) reserved for this with WiFi.
2:30pm - 4pm Tour of Battle site. This will end up being a caravan centered around parking at Mark Tooley's house and or the Edwards Run WMA.
Reenactor Bill Hunt will also be on hand.
School ProgramsNote: 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.
For directions to our site see our roadmap page. Your GPS may not have our new road name and number!