Prickett’s Fort State Park hosts 7th annual “Arms and Accoutrements” show


If you’ve ever wanted to be a real Mountaineer, then this weekend you’ll want to make a trip to Marion County.

Prickett’s Fort State Park began its 7th annual “Arms and Accoutrements” show Friday afternoon.

Some of the best 18th century craftsman from surrounding states are displaying and selling their items.

Muskets, tomahawks, knives, clothes and many other unique items will be on display through Sunday.

“We got some great craftsmen here in West Virginia and we’re trying to showcase those craftsmen. It does have to do a lot with 18th century, early 19th century,” said executive director, Greg Bray. “That’s why it’s here at the fort.”

The show open Friday until 6 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m – 5 p.m. and Sunday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Admission is $3/person.

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