Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected by Frontiers to Mountaineers Heritage Tourism.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Forts and Castles • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
Location. 39° 31.042′ N, 80° 5.589′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is on Overfort Lane 0.1 miles east of Wildwood Drive, on the right when traveling east. The marker is along the stairs from the parking area towards the fort. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Prickett's Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); Job Prickett House (about 500 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. 1.6 miles away); David Morgan (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Pawpaw (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monongalia County / Marion County (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 19, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.