FORT ASHBY - The Fort Ashby Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution asked the community to participate in raising funds for a new roof for the historic Ashby's Fort, and the response has been good.

FORT ASHBY - The Fort Ashby Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution asked the community to participate in raising funds for a new roof for the historic Ashby's Fort, and the response has been good.

A new raised-seam metal roof has been installed by J&A Gray Co. of Ridgeley, and replacement windows and re-staining of the eves will begin in the spring.

A public celebration of the renovation is being planned for April.