FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR HISTORIC SITES AND MUSEUMS

Historical Sites (13)


West Virginia

Pack Horse Ford and Grist Mill

Historic crossing point on Potomac River used by Indians.

Old Fort Ashby 1755

In 1755 Colonel George Washington directed that a chain of sixty-nine forts be built in the western region of Virginia. The forts were to provide safety for the settlers and secure supply lines to ...

Fort Edwards

Fort Edwards was in built in 1754 in Capon Bridge, West Virginia.

General Adam Stephen House

General Adam Stephen commanded Virginia troops and was the commander at Fort Ligonier in 1759. His house was built in 1770 in Martinsburg, West Virginia

Morgan’s Cabin

David Morgan was the first European settler in West Virginia. His house is located at Bunker Hill, Rt.26, 8 miles south of Martinsburg in Middletown, West Virginia.

Point Pleasant/Tu-Endie-Wei State Park

Located in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, this state park was the site of the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. It was a key engagement in Virginia-Shawnee War of 1774 also called Lord Dunmore’s War.

Prickett’s Fort

Pricketts Fort, located in Fairmont, West Virginia was constructed in 1774. It is now the site of living history exhibits that focus on the period of 1750-1790. Visitors hear about the history of...

Weiford Settlement

Weiford Settlement is a living history trail located in Winfield, West Virginia. It represents the story of Mary Ingles’ capture by Indians, her escape, and journey home presented in a drama every...

Aspen Hall Inn and Mendenhall's Fort

The Aspen Hall property contains three structures from the time of the French and Indian War. The limestone blockhouse from Mendenhall's Fort is one of the last of its kind still standing. Also s...

Indian Mound Cemetery

Indian Mound Cemetery overlooks the South Branch of the Potomac River, the crossroads for two major Indian footpaths.

Snodgrass Tavern

Snodgrass Tavern is located in Hedgesville, West Virginia. The tavern is one of the oldest buildings in the state, dating around the 1740’s.

Zion Episcopal Church

Zion Episcopal Church is located in Charles Town, West Virginia. Seventy-five members of the Washington family are buried here. The Town was named after George Washington’s brother.

George Washington Heritage Trail

The George Washington Heritage Trail is a 112 mile driving tour through eastern West Virginia. It passes through a dozen 18th century historic districts, seven of which are in Berkeley County, WV.