fort DeChartres


Fort DeChartres – Warrior’s Trail

The 2014 Fort DeChartres Annual Encampment was an absolute great time as usual.  Despite the nearby tornado activity on Saturday evening (that’s two years in a row now!), the weather turned out to be decent.  My wife’s venison stew was terrific as usual!  Everyone in the native village and the surrounding neighbors thoroughly enjoyed it! […]


Les Pays Des Illinois “Colonial Trade Faire and Musket and Rifle Frolic” at Fort DeChartres

My 2013 Fort DeChartres Les Pays Des Illinois “Colonial Trade Faire and Musket and Rifle Frolic” pictures are posted in the photo gallery.  Click here to view them. We had a great event and tremendous weather. 


“Les Pays des Illinois – Colonial Trade Faire & Musket and Rifle Frolic” 2013 Event Application

Here is a copy of the 2013 “Les Pays des Illinois – Colonial Trade Faire & Musket and Rifle Frolic” Event Application for those of you that don’t receive it in the mail.  Great event! For whatever reason, you will probably have to save each image to your desktop in order to print them.  If […]


2012 – Fort DeChartres Annual Encampment

Fort DeChartres 2012 photos have been posted in the Photo Gallery.  Hope you enjoy. Those of you that didn’t join us last weekend for the annual encampment at Fort DeChartres missed an amazing event.  It was the best weather I have ever experienced, for this event, in the many years I have been attending. The […]


Proposed Native Village At Fort DeChartres

Attached are the artist rendering proposals for the new Indian village at Fort DeChartres.  I for one, really like the location change.  It will move us out of the mosquito swamp.  The attached images aren’t of the best quality, but it will give you an idea.