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You are Invited to Become Part of
Preserving the Sites and Stories of George Washington
and the Many Settlers and Colonial Soldiers
Who Struggled to Move the American Frontier Westward
During the Period 1748 - 1758

Please click here to get the Proposal in pdf format.

Counties for inclusion in heritage area

West Virginia Counties with Survey/War Sites or Incidents:
Jefferson, Berkeley, Morgan, Hampshire, Mineral, Hardy, Grant, Pendleton , Monroe

Virginia Counties with Survey/War Sites or Incidents:
Frederick, Shenandoah, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland, Bath, Rockbridge, Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Bedford, Salem, Roanoke, Montgomery, Franklin, Pulaski, Henry, Wythe, Carroll
Counties for possible inclusion: Smyth, Washington

Download this map in pdf format.  right click and save to your computer; it prints on 8.5"x11" paper.

Project Reference page 

Letter of Support - We request that organizations within the proposed area send a letter to their Congressional representatives asking them to join in proposing legislation ordering a Special Resource Study for the George Washington Frontier National Heritage Area. This request should be sent to your Senators and the Congressman from your District. It may note that West Virginia Senator Robert Byrd will be proposing such legislation. 

 Information on National Heritage Areas:
Click here to get information from the N.P.S. on National Heritage Areas.
updated: 5/4/13 (domain notice1-8-15)