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Fort de Chartres Illinois

April 1, 2017 – April 2, 2017 all-day
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
1350 IL-155
Prairie Du Rocher, IL 62277
Darrell Duensing, Manager of historical site

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fort de chartres

Fort de Chartres


1350 IL Route 155, Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277


About 35 miles south of St Louis MO


For 2017 Events,

click on Fort de Chartres Calendar


Below is a certain date in history:


October 10, 1765

was the last French Fort to surrender to the British,

2 years after the Paris Peace Treaty


Black Watch unit present at the surrender.

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Ian McCulloch sons of mountains



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Fort de Chartres State Historic Site

Manager Darrell Duensing 618-2847230


2015 events


10/9 thru 10/11  in 2015



Sponsored by

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

The Randolph County Historical Society

with additional support from

Les Amis du Fort de Chartres


the Prairie du Rocher Chamber of Commerce



Activities, dates, times at this Event


Reenactments of Officers’ Dinner

Reenacting Surrender of Fort de Chartres

Tactical Demonstration of 18th Century Warfare

Demonstration of 18th Century Crafts

Period Music

Historic Presentations

Artillery Demonstrations

Period Military Camps


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