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State: Illinois

Fort de Chartres State Historic Site

Fort de Chartres is the last of three forts built by the French around 1750. It was the French seat of government and chief military installation in Illinois Country. The reconstructed fort contains the restored powder magazine which may be the oldest building in Illinois.

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National MRPC Office
PO Box 7395
Madison, WI 53707-7395


Toll Free: 866-763-8310
E-mail: [email protected]