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Apple River Fort & Interpretive Center 

. Description:  Fort reconstructed on a hill overlooking town, and an interpretive center with a model of the fort and exhibits on the history of the Black Hawk War, the Sauk & Fox Indians and the settlers of Apple River.
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Address:
Apple River Fort State Historic Site
311 E Myrtle
PO Box 206
Elizabeth, IL 61028

Parent Organization:
Apple River Fort Historic Foundation, Inc
Contacts
Phone 815 858-2028
e-mail mailto:info@appleriverfort.org
URL
Apple River Fort
http://www.appleriverfort.org
ISHA
http://www.illinoishistory.gov/hs/apple_river.htm
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
APR 16-SEP 4 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5
MAR 1- APR 15 9-5 x x 9-5 9-5 9-5 9-5
NOV-FEB 9-4 x x 9-4 9-4 9-4 9-4
Season Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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Unable to update fee information as of APR 2007        ?    
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Visit interpretive center, see a model of the fort, learn the history of the fort, Black Hawk War, and those involved on both sides
Big Events:  Militia Muster & Encampment (May), Into the Woods (Oct), Keeping Christmas (Dec) Suggested Stay:
Period 1830's Structures Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Fort, interpretive center
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Elizabeth is near Galena, a widely-known tourist area.  Find reservations in the Galena area here.
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Address
Reservation
Camping/RV
Vel Terra Ranch 1478 S Vel Terra Rd
Elizabeth IL 61028
815 858-3866

Bed & Breakfast/Inn

 
Elizabeth Guest House 101 W Main St
Elizabeth IL 61028
815 858-2533
Forget-Me-Not B&B 1467 N Elizabeth Scales Mound
Elizabeth IL 61028
815 858-3744
Inn at Irish Hollow 2000 S Irish Hollow Rd
Galena IL 61036
815 777-2010
Maple Lane Country Inn/Resort 3114 Rush Creek Rd
Stockton IL 61085
815 947-3773
Tierra Linda B&B 826 S Rocky Hill Rd
Galena IL 61036
815 777-1950
Goldmoor Inn 9001 N Sand Hill Road
Galena IL 61036
815 777-3925
Hawk Valley Retreat 2752 West Cording Road
Galena IL 61036
815 777-4100
Aldrich Guest House 900 3rd Street
Galena IL 61036
815 777-3323
Brierwreath Manor B&B 216 North Bench Street
Galena IL 61036
815 777-0608
Captain Harris Guest House 713 South Bench Street
Galena IL 61036
815 777-4713
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Terrapin Ridge Motel & Rest. 1511 US Highway 20 E
Elizabeth IL 61028
815 858-3629
Zeal's Country Motel 2500 US Highway 20 W
Elizabeth IL 61028
815 858-2205
Eagle Ridge Inn & Resort 444 Eagle Ridge Dr
Galena IL 61036
815 777-2444
Goldmoor Inn 9001 N Sand Hill Rd
Galena IL 61036
815 777-3925
All Terrain Preferred Lodging 24 Southridge Dr
Galena IL 61036
815 777-3939
Amber Creek 5140 W US Route 20
Galena IL 61036
815 777-9320
Early American Settlement 9401 W Hart John Rd
Galena IL 61036
815 777-4200
Longhollow Point Resort 5148 W US Route 20
Galena IL 61036
815 77-6010
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Address Phone, E-mail, URL
Galena-Jo Daviess CVB    www.galena.org/
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Learn More About It:

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Illinois Historic Preservation Agency   http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/Apple.htm
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