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Fort Massac State Park

. Description:  On the Ohio River, replica of 1794 fort, museum, annual encampment and 11 living history weekends 
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How to find: 
Address:
1308 E 5th St
Metropolis, IL 62960

Parent Organization:
Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Contacts
Phone 618 524-4712
Alt phone 618 524-9321
e-mail mailto:sheila.richey@illinois.gov
URL(s)
 Illinois Department of Natural Resources
 http://www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/
PARKS/R5/frmindex.htm
  
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
visitor's center & historic site 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30 10-5:30
visitor's center OCT 30-APR1 8:30-4 8:30-4 8:30-4 8:30-4 8:30-4 8:30-4 8:30-4
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Reconstructed 1794 log stockade fort on the Ohio River.  The site hosted several forts before and after this one.  Eleven living history weekends each year.  A museum on site displays archaeological finds at the site, clothing, and a video.
Big Events: Fort Massac Encampment (Oct) Suggested Stay:
Period 1794 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: stockade fort, museum
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Other  Fishing, playground, boat ramp    
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