French and Indian War Encampment at Fort de Chartres

Date: Oct 13, 2019 | Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fort de Chartres French and Indian War Encampment. The encampment will be held over two days, Saturday and Sunday, October 12th & 13th. 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 spectators.

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.

Address:


1350 Illinois Route 155,
Prairie du Rocher, IL
62277