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Fort de Chartres Illinois

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When:
April 1, 2017 – April 2, 2017 all-day
2017-04-01T00:00:00-04:00
2017-04-03T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
1350 IL-155
Prairie Du Rocher, IL 62277
USA
Contact:
Darrell Duensing, Manager of historical site
618-2847230

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fort de chartres

Fort de Chartres

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1350 IL Route 155, Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277

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About 35 miles south of St Louis MO

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For 2017 Events,

click on Fort de Chartres Calendar


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Below is a certain date in history:

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October 10, 1765

was the last French Fort to surrender to the British,

2 years after the Paris Peace Treaty

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Black Watch unit present at the surrender.

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Ian McCulloch sons of mountains

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email sarah.1753@yahoo.com

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Fort de Chartres State Historic Site

Manager Darrell Duensing 618-2847230

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2015 events


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10/9 thru 10/11  in 2015

www.facebook.com/pages/Striking-the-Colors-250th/1577167422565844

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Sponsored by

The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

The Randolph County Historical Society

with additional support from

Les Amis du Fort de Chartres

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the Prairie du Rocher Chamber of Commerce

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Activities, dates, times at this Event

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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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wikipedia page

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