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Category:Fort de Chartres

This is a category about a place or building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the United States of America. Its reference number is
English: Fort de Chartres, a French fort built in 1720 in New France near in what is now Randolph County, Illinois. The town of Prairie du Rocher was established 2 years later. The fort became British in 1763, was renamed Fort Chartres in 1768, and was abandoned in May 1776. The state of Illinois acquired ownership of the fort in 1912; it is now a state park and museum.
Français : Le Fort de Chartres est un fort français construit en 1720 en Nouvelle France, près de l'actuel Comté de Randolph (Illinois). La ville de Prairie du Rocher fut créée 2 ans plus tard. Le fort devient anglais en 1763, renommé Fort Chartres en 1768 et abandonné en mai 1776. L'état de l'Illinois en devient propriétaire en 1912 ; c'est aujourd'hui un parc et un musée.
Fort de Chartres 
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place in Illinois on the National Register of Historic Places
Instance of fort
Part of French Colonial Historic District
Location Randolph County, United States of America
Heritage designation
Authority control
NRHP reference number: 66000329

38° 05′ 02″ N, 90° 09′ 29″ W

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Media in category "Fort de Chartres"

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