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Fort Massac State Park

1308 E. 5th St., Metropolis, IL 62960

Historic Sites

Fort Massac State Park is a combination of scenic beauty and historic area with a replica 1802 American Fort, a museum and visitor center.

State park and historic site. October's big Fort Massac Encampment and several other living history event weekends scheduled throughout the year bring the past to life for American history buffs. The visitor center offers exhibits, information and a short film.

What's happening nearby...

ASA Pro/Am Archery Tournament

Mermet Lake •  Jun 27 – Jun 30

ASA 3-D archery features competitive rounds of lifelike, three-dimensional animal targets made of foam.

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Super City Brew Fest

Sep 07 @ 5PM

Over 100 types of beer and a fun filled evening in Metropolis.

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Fort Massac Encampment

Fort Massac State Park •  Oct 19 – Oct 20 @ 9AM

See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual Fort Massac Encampment.

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