May 26, 2014 – Gillum House, Shinnston, WV: #13 – Forts – Prickett’s Fort, a re-creation of a 1774 stockade civilian fort with interpreters of the era demonstrating aspects of life in 1774. Also on the property is the Job Prickett house built in 1859. Prickett’s Fort is approximately 15 miles north of Gillum House Bed & Breakfast, turn left onto Prickett’s Fort Road from WV Rte. 73.
This is Prickett’s Fort State Park in Fairmont.
Fort New Salem is a recreation of a blockhouse civilian fort with log cabins and log structures that have been moved to the site. Fort New Salem portrays the frontier of the Nineteenth Century with interpreters of the era. Fort New Salem is approximately 23 miles south and west of Gillum House Bed & Breakfast at US Rte. 50 and WV Rte. 23.