Fort Massac Site Interpreter
The Fort Massac State Park Visitor's Center and historic site is open on Thursday - Monday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Tuesday - Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The historic site includes the archaeological outline of the original 1754 French fort, as well as a replica of the 1802 American Fort that once stood on the site. The Visitor's Center has a reception area with information on the fort and the surrounding area. There is a short video about the history of Fort Massac available to view, plus an extensive prehistoric artifact collection on display.
The historic site offers educational programs presented by the site interpreter. The historical period is from the 1750s to the Civil War era. Classroom presentations are available. For more information, call 618-524-4712.
The annual Fort Massac Encampment is Oct. 17th and 18th, 2020.
Natural Resources Coordinator:
Fort Massac State Park
1308 E. 5th Street
Metropolis, IL 62946