Romney 250th Anniversary

Romney 250th Anniversary in 2012

Celebrating the First Town Established in West Virginia

This is an archive of a past event that occurred in 2012.


In support of the 250th Anniversary celebration in 2012 of West Virginia's Oldest Town is highlighting several of its pages that tell about this historic County seat. Below are links to pages that will be of interest to all those researching the history of the town that colonial Virginia Gov. Fauquier created before any other in what is now West Virginia.

     The Establishment of Romney

     Early Deeds of Romney

     Romney in the Civil War

     The Confederate Memorial

     Romney at the End of the War

     Fort Pearsall, Romney's French & Indian War Protection

     Timeline for Hampshire County

     Cherokee Indians at Fort Pearsall