Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection contains a variety of items associated with information about the French and Indian War, particularly in the Shenandoah Valley, including maps, essays, and news articles. Also in the collection are the newsletters of the foundation, and several programs and flyers publicizing the events that they’ve sponsored.
(1 box) Last updated 07/10.
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The French and Indian War Foundation was founded in 1989 to focus attention on the early settlement history of American colonies with an emphases on the French and Indian War. Located in Winchester, VA, the foundation sponsors several local events and owns the house where Fort Loudoun, built by Lt. Col. George Washington, stood during the French and Indian War.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Taken from the foundation’s website: frenchandindianwarfoundation.org
CITE AS: French and Indian War Foundation Collection #1177, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.
"Fort Loudoun, 250th Anniversary of its Birth" speech by Norman Baker, May 20, 2006, 10 leaves, typescript
"Fort Loudoun, Washington’s Fort in Virginia", Annual Authors Forum, Handley Regional Library Auditorium, November 13, 2—7, by Norman Baker, 3 leaves, typescript
"Hoisting the King’s Colors over Fort Loudoun", by Norman Baker, 6 leaves, typescript
Newsletters – 2003- present
MAP CASE 2 DRAWER 10
Map of Winchester, 1989, depicting location of Fort Loudoun, 1 leaf, printed (photocopy)
Technical drawings of Fort Loudoun, 1756, 11 items, manuscript (photocopy) from Library of Congress