Fort de Chartres Muzzle Loading Black Powder Artillery Safety School

When: Sat., Sept. 9, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2017

@ 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. Artillery Re-enactors participate in yearly safety training and demonstrate live cannon firing. Training runs 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday and live firing demonstrations will be held on Sunday from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Hosted by the French Colonial Artillery from the Holy Family Militia. The site is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. IHPA protects

Price: Free