Annual Historical Event
Fort De Chartres Cannon School

Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

Saturday, September 7, 2019


Location: Fort De Chartres State Historic Site, 4 miles west of Prairie du Rocher on IL-155

Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019

Times: 10 am - 4 pm

Description: Artillery reenactors participate in this yearly safety training and demonstrate live cannon firing. Training runs 10 am - 4 pm on Saturday and live firing demonstrations will be held on Sunday from 10 am - Noon. This event is hosted by the French Colonial Artillery from the Holy Family Militia and sponsored by Les Amis du Fort de Chartres, with additional support from Illinois Historic Preservation, part of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Free, donations appreciated

For more information call 618-284-7230

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