Davidson's Fort was once the western most outpost in Colonial America. The fort was originally constructed in 1776 with the assistance of troops provided by General Griffith Rutherford. Today, a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization has constructed a replica of the historic fort to interpret the pioneer-era history of Old Fort and the surrounding area. The fort is open on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. beginning April 3, 2010. Details are available on their website at http://www.davidsonsfort.com
Directions: From I-40 Exit 73: At the bottom of the ramp (turn left if you're coming from the west) (turn right if you are coming from the east.) Travel 3 blocks turn right on Water St (Mountain Gateway Museum on your right), go one block and turn left, go one block and turn right on South Railroad St. Follow past Janesville Plant on your left, Davidson's Fort is next on your left.