Near Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
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 and Castles • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Pricketts Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Job Prickett House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Zackwill Morgan (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Prickett’s Fort (approx. 1˝ miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); To the Founders of the West Virginia State Medical Association Organized at FairmontDavid Morgan (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Pawpaw (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
Also see . . .
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 May 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 8 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. 3. submitted on May 18, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.