Fort de Chartres French and Indian War Encampment

Date: Oct 14, 2018 | Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fort de Chartres French and Indian War Encampment. Dates: Saturday and Sunday, October 13th and 14th. Events will include 1750s historically dressed re-enactors depicting Native Americans, soldiers, militia, and camp followers who will participate in everyday camp activities and military drills. See website for details. Admission is FREE!

For More Information:

Fort de Chartres | 618-284-7230 | Website

Fort de Chartres State Historic Site can be visited year-round and is open Thursday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm. Admission is FREE, but donations are appreciated. The Fort also holds several events throughout the year, including the Fort de Chartres Rendezvous held in June, the Fort de Chartres French & Indian War Encampment in October, and the Fort de Chartres Winter Rendezvous & Woodswalk in November.

Please check the website listed on each event to get the most up-to-date information.

Directions: The Fort is about an hour from downtown St. Louis. Take I-64 East into Illinois to I-255 and exit going South. Take Exit#6 for IL-3 toward Columbia. Take IL-3 to Ruma and then turn west on IL-155. Follow IL-155 through Prairie du Rocher to the site. Fort de Chartres will be on the left.


1350 Illinois Route 155,
Prairie du Rocher, IL