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Park History

Tour the Fort

women spinning yarn at Prickett's Fort

The Fort offers a living history display of blacksmithing, etc.

Job Prickett House

Just south of the fort stands the Job Prickett House, built in 1859 by the great grandson of Capt. Jacob Prickett, for whom the fort was named. The difference between the 18th century historical reconstruction and the original 19th century house illustrates the development of an increasingly civilized lifestyle and the availability of mass-produced furnishings through an 85 year span of time. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and contains santiques originally used by the Prickett family.

The last day for the tours is October 31st.

For greater detail about the history at Prickett's Fort State Park, visit the Pricketts Fort Foundation site at: shot of Job Prickett house






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