Fort New Salem
Fort New Salem is a representative log house settlement of the frontier period (1800-1900) of West Virginia. It is located in Salem, WV on US Route 50 between Parkersburg and Clarksburg. It is currently owned and operated by the Fort New Salem Foundation.
Linda Sigismondi did her first public performances on the mountain dulcimer at Fort New Salem while teaching at Salem College which then owned and operated the fort. She performed for the Harvest and Christmas festivals for many years. In 1991, Linda started the Fort New Salem dulcimer weekend which is now in its 24th year.

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