Prickett’s Fort

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Prickett’s Fort



Prickett’s Fort
RT. 3 BOX 407
Fairmont, WEST VIRGINIA 26554
MARION County


Web site: http://www.prickettsfort.org/
Contact e-mail: prickettsfortsp@wv.gov
Latitude: 37.9977778
Longitude: -80.7488889

This fort was constructed in 1774 to provide early settlers protection from Native American attacks. It was built within 10 miles of three major Indian trails. The fort was named after Capt. Jacob Prickett. Fairmont, W.Va.