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The original Fort Edwards website contained an extensive compilation of historical French and Indian War-related text, maps, and other useful information. This page is an ongoing effort to archive and index that information via HTML links, and ultimately Adobe .pdf files.

Index of Pages (Old Fort Edwards Web Site)

People, Places and Events on the frontier
2001 Archaeology Dig
2004 Archaeology Dig
Archaeology Glossary
Dig Outline and Features 
3D Graphic of Wall feature

Articles on the French & Indian War
Prelude to War
Gen. Braddock’s Campaign
Braddock’s Defeat by Justin Winsor
George Washington’s Remembrances
Washington and the Forbes Campaign
Cherokees at the Potomac Forts
Battle of Great Cacapehon
Book List, Museum Shop
Braddock, Gen. Edward 
Braddock’s Campaign 
Braddock’s Defeat 
Braddock’s March
Chain of Forts
Clash of Empires Exhibit at Smithsonian
Colonial Feast
Colonial life at other sites
Cumberland Gap trail west
Fort at No. 4
Ft. Frederick in Maryland
Surveying in colonial times
Cumberland Gap trail west
Current News
Edwards, Joseph
Land grant
Family Tree

Events (past photo reports):
Hampshire Family Frontier Day 2016
Art Contest 2016 pdf poster
Cross Stitch Party 2016 pdf poster
Hampshire Family Frontier Day 2012
Hampshire Family Frontier Day 2011
C.B. Founders Day 2010
Children’s Day 2009
Children’s Day 2008
Heritage Days 2008
Heritage Days 2007
Heritage Days 2007 Photo Gallery
Heritage Day 2005, our 10th Anniversary
Heritage Day 2004
Farm Days past
Visitor Center Dedication 2000
Colonial Feast 2010
Colonial Feast 2002
Foundation Events & People to Remember
Expansion of French & English settlement

Fairfax, Thomas, Sixth Lord
Joseph Edwards’s land grant
Family Tree

Fort Edwards Foundation
Farm Day – (old) summer festival
Foundation Expansion Plans
Important Events & People to Remember

Forts, other
Tours of other sites
Fort Ashby
Fort at No. 4
Fort Cumberland
in the chain of forts
model of the fort
Ft. Frederick in Maryland
Fort Necessity
Pearsall’s fort
Pearsall’s fort – location quiz
Fort Pleasant

French & Indian War new articles & old histories, etc.
Calendar of Events
Clash of Empires – exhibit by the Heintz Center at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC in the summer of 2007. (Archived article on the French and Indian War) 
Prelude to the War
Logstown 1753
Progress Toward
Article on Gen. Forbes’s Campaign
Journal of Capt. Charles Lewis (trip to Fort Cumberland)
People, Places and Events on the frontier –

Garden, Kitchen
Hours of Operation
History of the Site

Cherokees at the Potomac Forts
Lewis, Capt.Charles, Journal (trip to Fort Cumberland)
Logstown 1753

Map Index
Chain of Forts
Central Area of the French and Indian War
Exploration & Settlement
Forts on the Frontier
French & Indian War maps (new)
Bibliography for above
Fry & Jefferson Map of Virginia
Locator Map
Road Map
Topography of the Frontier
Virginia-Pennsylvania Border
Martin, Thomas Bryan, agent for Lord Fairfax
Memorial Patio
Mercer, John Fenton
Morgan, Daniel
Museum Shop
People, Places and Events on the frontier –
Photo Gallery (see also “Events” above)
Photos of past Fundraising Events
Aerial Photos of site (on – Capon Bridge)

Tree Ring Dating Project (Dendrochronology)
References & Bibliography
Roadmap to fort
School programs
Settlement by British and French 
See also “Clash of Empires” exhibit.

3D Concept Drawing of Stockade as found to date    
Stockade Progress Report
Surveying in colonial times
Timeline of history
Tours of other sites
Visitor Center
Peek inside the Visitor Center   
Locator Map 
Memorial Patio 
Walking Trail & Vegetation

Washington, George 
Personal Recollections (www.BraddocksMarch.orgon Gen. Forbes’s Campaign (
General Ft Edwards history
Biography of time in Hampshire County
Family Tree for George Washington
Washington’s Legacy to Us
George Washington Frontier Heritage Area
Washington’s Surveys – on
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