Annual Fort de Chartres State Historic Site Artillery Safety School

Artillery reenactors participate in yearly safety training and demonstrate live cannon firing. Training runs 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday and live firing demonstrations are on Sunday from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

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Latitude: 38.092091 Longitude: -90.166687 Elevation: 371 ft
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Fort de Chartres State Historic Site

Event Dates

9/9/2017 – 9/10/2017

Admission Fee (if any)

Free for visitors. Prices vary for participants.

Ages Festival is Appropriate For

Family friendly event is appropriate for all ages. Participants age 16 and over are welcome.

Accessibility Notes

Handicapped parking is available, along with a gravel path from the parking lot into and along the inside of the Fort. The Site's museum and restrooms are wheelchair accessible via a ramp in back.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets on a 10 foot leash and service animals are welcome anywhere on site including the grounds, inside the museum, and in the reconstructed buildings.


Keep the events coming. I love this old Fort!

Deborah Rosser, 4/4/2016

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