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Near Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Prickett's Fort

 
 
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By Dave Browne
1. Prickett's Fort Marker
Inscription.  
This monument is erected by the Society of the Sons of the Revolution of West Virginia to mark the site of Prickett's Fort

Built in 1774 on the land of Jacob Prickett
 
Erected 1916 by Society of the Sons of the Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 39° 31.04′ N, 80° 5.613′ W. Marker is near Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Located on walkway to fort. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 Overfort Lane, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Prickett’s Fort (approx. 1˝ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); David Morgan (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Pawpaw (approx. 1.8 miles away); Graves of the Pierponts (approx. 3 miles away); Francis H. Pierpont Home (approx. 3.3 miles away); Attack on Fairmont (approx. 3.4 miles away); Battle for the Bridge (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
Also see . . .
Prickett's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Browne
2. Prickett's Fort Marker

1. Prickett's Fort State Park. (Submitted on July 24, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Prickett's Fort Memorial Foundation. (Submitted on July 24, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on July 27, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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Jan. 18, 2021