Festivals

Fort de Chartres French & Indian War Encampment

When: Sat., Oct. 14, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 15, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

@ Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, at 1350 IL Route 155, 4 miles west of Prairie du Rocher. The event is open and free to the general public. For more information contact the site at (618) 284-7230 or email lesamisdufortdechartres@gmail.com. 1750s historically dressed Native American, soldier, militia, and camp follower re-enactors participate in everyday camp activities and military drills. The site is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. IHPA protects the state’s historic resources, which contribute to education, culture and the economy. IHPA sites include ancient burial mounds, forts and buildings erected by settlers, and homes connected to

Price: free