On This Day
in West Virginia History...

Wardensville Highway Historical Marker

On June 4, 1750, Thomas Lord Fairfax conveyed 400 acres on Lost River in present-day Capon District, Hardy County, to William Warden, on which he later erected Fort Warden.

Learn more:
Deed For Land Conveyed from Lord Fairfax to William Warden
George Washington's Notes on Survey of William Warden Lands
"Early Land Grants and Settlers Along Patterson Creek"
An Example of a Fairfax Land Grant

On This Day in West Virginia History: June

West Virginia Archives and History