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2018 Kids Day at Fort de Chartres

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Join the fun at Kids Day at Fort de Chartres on May 5, 2017 in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois. Kids Day at Fort de Chartres features 18th century games, contests and crafts for children. FREE to the general public. The event is open and free to general public, donations welcomed. For more information contact the site at (618) 284-7230 or email [email protected]

Volunteer Interpreters will be on site for Kids Day at Fort de Chartres to allow kids their hand at 18th century rope making, archery, games and other activities. Kids can enlist to be a Fort de Chartres French Marine and can take a chance at becoming King or Queen by finding the bean in the Kings cake! All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult at all times. Concessions will be available for sale throughout the day.

The site is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. IHPA protects the state’s historic resources, which contribute to education, culture and the economy. IHPA sites include ancient burial mounds, forts and buildings erected by settlers, and homes connected to famous Illinoisans.

About Fort de Chartres State Historic Site
The site is operated by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. IHPA protects the state’s historic resources, which contribute to education, culture and the economy. IHPA sites include ancient burial mounds, forts and buildings erected by settlers, and homes connected to famous Illinoisans.

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Friends of Fort de Chartres Summer Ball in Prairie du Rocher, Illinois on the first Saturday of May.

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