A standard index follows the synopsis just below.
You may also navigate by a SiteMap or use
our Search Page.
Our site has several sections:
About Us tells about The Fort Edwards Foundation, the owners of the Fort Edwards site. We have a page on our expansion projects for the upcoming French and Indian War anniversary. You can also access a Membership Application if you wish to join us, and you can contact us.
History tells several stories about our site. Through it you can learn more about George Washington and Lord Fairfax, two of our major personalities. Buttons on the History page will take you to:
information on French and British colonial expansion in North America,
a timeline of French and Indian War events
a Timeline for Fort Edwards,
information on Col. Washington's chain of forts.
and Col. Washington's description of battles.
The Map Index lists some of our very informative maps.
The School program page tells about our program for school classes. Through it you can also access our Colonial Gazette which lists exciting articles about colonial life at other sites.
The Archaeology page explains the significance of our archaeology site and has a daily report on our 2004 dig as well as the final report of the archaeologist. There is also an archived copy of the daily reports and the final report from our 2001 dig. The left column of the page has some interesting pictures of artifacts and directs you to an interesting chart about what the people ate for meat.
The Resources page lists a bibliography for those interested in further study.
The Links page sends you to other French and Indian War sites or local Hampshire County sites.
The Calendar lists Events of the Foundation and related sites.
Finally, the Newsletter tells you about what we are doing and Farm Day gives you a sampling of
one of our festival events.
We also host the web site for:
Col. Washington's Frontier Forts
George Washington Frontier Heritage