Fort Bowman

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Fort Bowman (1755-176?) - A settler fortification established in 1755 during the French & Indian War by George Bowman in Shenandoah County, Virginia. Abandoned as a fortification sometime in the 1760s. Also known as George Bowman's Fort and Harmony Hall.

Fort Bowman HABS Floor Plan
Fort Bowman HABS Photo
Fort Bowman Marker on Hwy 11

Fort Bowman History

This fort was a settler defense stockade built around the limestone house of George Bowman.

Current Status

The house still exists and restoration work continues. Private Property near Strasburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia

Location: Private Property near Strasburg, Shenandoah County, Virginia.

Maps & Images

Lat: 39.002806 Long: -78.325275

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Visited: 13 Apr 2012



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