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Pricketts Fort State Park

. Description:  Fort reconstructed to 1794 appearance, located on original site.  Cabins, meeting hall, storehouse inside walls, outside walls is restored 1860 home.
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How to find: 

Address:
Route 3 Box 403
Fairmont, WV 26554

Parent Organization:
West Virginia State Parks
Contacts
Phone 304 363-3030
Alt Phone 304 367-2731
Toll Free 800 225-5982
e-mail mailto:info@prickettsfort.org
URL(s)
Prickett's Fort State Park
   http://www.prickettsfortstatepark.com/

   http://www.prickettsfort.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Apr 18 -- Oct 28 12-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30 10-4:30
Season  Ticket sales end at 4:00
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2007  6-12 $3    $6  55+ $5  
Special Fees:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Start in the Visitor Center with a video and purchase of tour tickets.  Costumed interpreters lead the tours, and describe the day's living history activities.  Once inside the fort, visitors are self-guided, and can go at their own pace from activity to activity.  At the Prickett House, outside the fort, the life style represented is mid-19th century.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period  Type of Site
Buildings: Reconstructed log stockade fort with 16 cabins, original Prickett house (1859)
Interpreters: costumed guides and interpreters engage in daily tasks Craftspeople:  weaving, spinning, blacksmithing, gun making, basketry, dyeing, militia (not all activities on all days)
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly:
On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic  Yes
Vending/
Snacks
Restaurant
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
Name Gift Shop    
Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV
Cabins      
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Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
Athletic Facilities      
Other Fishing, Boat launch    
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Inst History of Technology & Industrial Archaeology  Education
Comer Museum  Museum
Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

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Recreational  
Amusement  
Outdoor Recreation  
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Prickett's Creek Campground Box 177
Fairmont WV  26554
304 363-1910

Bed & Breakfast

 
Acacia House B&B 158 Locust Avenue
Fairmont WV  26554
304 367-1000
Almost Heaven B&B 391 Scott Avenue
Morgantown WV  26508
304 296-4007
Appelwood B&B 1749 Smithtown Road
Morgantown WV  26508
304 296-2607
Fieldcrest Manor B&B 1440 Stewartstown Road
Morgantown WV 26505
304 599-2686
Preston County Inn 112 West Main Street
Kingwood WV 26537
304 329-2220
Hotel/Motel Click Here For Bookings in or near Fairmont
Avenue Motel 816 Fairmont Avenue
Fairmont WV 26554
304 366-4960
Belmont Motor Inn 608 Bellview Boulevard
Fairmont WV 26554
304 363-5300
Comfort Inn & Suites 1185 Airport Road
Fairmont WV  26554
 
Country Club Motor Lodge 1499 Locust Avenue
Fairmont WV 26554
304 366-4141
Days Inn Fairmont 228 Middletown Road
Fairmont WV 26554
 
Fairmont Motor Lodge Inc 1117 Fairmont Avenue
Fairmont WV  26554
304 363-0100
Holiday Inn Fairmont 930 E Old Grafton Road
Fairmont WV  26554
 
Red Roof Inn 50 Middletown Road
Fairmont WV  26554
304 366-6800
Fairmont Super 8 Motel 2208 Pleasant Valley Road
Fairmont WV  26554
 
Crislip Motor Lodge 300 Moritz Avenue
Grafton WV 26354
304 265-2100
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