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1812 map showing War Fording on New River

Dawn breaks over the Summit Bechtel Scout Reserve, home of the 2019 World Scout Jamboree. Photo courtesy Boy Scouts of America.

Commissioned by the Virginia Assembly, an 1812 map shows the ‘War Fording’ on New River.

Historian Shirley Donnelly in the 1970s referenced the Hat Factory.

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