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See blacksmithing demos June 16 at fort

FAIRMONT — Come out June 16 and watch some of the best blacksmiths in north-central West Virginia apply their skills. There will be demonstrations throughout the day on many aspects of traditional and modern blacksmithing.
Tickets can be purchased from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Visitor Center and includes a tour of the Fort and the Job Prickett House in addition to all special activities listed.
Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for seniors (60 and older) and $4 for children ages 6-12. Children ages 5 and under and members of the Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation are free.
Info: or 304-363-3030.
Prickett’s Fort State Park is 2 miles off Interstate 79 at Exit 139, 88 State Park Road in Fairmont.