Fort Harrison 
Daniel Harrison House, circa 1749

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What's Happening at Fort Harrison
Fort Harrison Hosts the Virginia Regiment George Mercer Company!
The Board of Directors of Fort Harrison, Inc. is pleased to announce plans are underway for a visit by the Virginia Regiment, George Mercer Company. This talented and dedicated group  will be with us on Saturday, April 13th, 2019. 11 AM til 3 PM. Free event.
Join us and learn more about Virginians who served under George Washington during the French and Indian War. A military surgeon will be on duty. Frontiersmen will explain life on the frontier during the war. 
Who was George Mercer?

George Mercer, a native of Virginia, worked as a surveyor before joining the provincial First Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War.  Serving with George Washington, Mercer was wounded during the battle at Fort Necessity, after which he rose to the rank of captain. Mercer ultimately reached the rank of lieutenant colonel and served as commander of the Second Virginia Regiment.


​Learn more about the First Virginia Regiment atvirginiaregiment.com and join them on Facebook at: Virginia Regiment George Mercer Co

Look below for details on major events taking place at Fort Harrison in the coming months:
HUZZAH!!
 ALSO...Learn about the recent dendrochronology study that was conducted on the Daniel Harrison House. 
This research concludes that the building date 1749 is an accurate construction year for the limestone portion of the structure.