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Address: I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
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Great stop!

Very nice park. The Fort was very interesting. All of the reenactors were very friendly and very knowledgeable. A lot of handmade things for sale at reasonable prices. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very nice park. The Fort was very interesting. All of the reenactors were very friendly and very knowledgeable. A lot of handmade things for sale at reasonable prices. We enjoyed our visit very much!

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

A friend came to visit me and we went to Prickett's Fort. The craftsmen inside take you back to the days of the fort life. We watched a woman take raw wool and spin it into yarn. The process was really interesting. There are other craftsmen representing life in that time period. The reconstructed fort is just what you would... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Really good experience for history buffs - very much like the Jamestown settlement experience but not nearly as large (less walking). The local re-enactors are very good at making you aware of the realities our ancestors may have experienced. This park also has an outdoor amphitheater with free summer music concerts (see schedule @ park internet site). So if you... More 

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Great place to tour - especially when all the craftsmen are in action. Small museum of artifacts - located along river very peaceful and relaxing - park also offers outside shows in summer (check schedule). Trails to walk to bike trail along side of park. Plenty of parking. Fishing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

If you want to see and experience how the settler`s first lived when this country was an infant come to this State Park and you will leave happy. The day I was there, there were showings of how they made their clothes, sheered sheep and watch the blacksmith fire up the irons. The area is keep in excellent condition by... More 

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Tunnelton, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We loved going here as children and still a good experience you like history and that kind of stuff like I do.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is NOT an amusement park. It is expensive for what you pay for. This is not a whole day experience. It's rustic, rustic, rustic. There is a boat ramp on the property, so watch out for militant boaters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I went on a day there was a 3rd grade field trip. The workers were atill attentive to us tho. Was an interesting story about the forr.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

My Fairmont friends took me here a few times. The fort itself is so interesting and has loads of historic things to view. We had a picnic just outside...tables there to use. River as well....so we even took a little trip in the boat....fishing was fun too..!! Great way to spend a few hours...even better if it's a nice dry... More 

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I loved the people whom were in characters, the only thing I disliked was it was pouring rain the day I visited and it was hard to hear but it wasn't the State Park's fault. I plan on visiting with my students soon.

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Address: I-79 at Exit 139 - follow the signs to the park, Fairmont, WV
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont

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