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2020 Fort Massac Encampment Canceled

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) today announced the 2020 Fort Massac Encampment, slated for Oct. 17-18 at Fort Massac State Park, will be canceled due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. “The Fort Massac Encampment is one of southern Illinois’ most... Read More.

Fort Massac Encampment: A Southern Illinois Tradition

Fort Massac State Park in Metropolis will again host the Fort Massac Encampment Oct. 19-20, 2019. One of Illinois’ most popular fall festivals, the annual encampment provides visitors with a chance to experience what life was like at Fort Massac during the 18th and early... Read More.

Ft. Massac Encampment This Weekend

Fort Massac Encampment This Weekend   Area residents looking for something to do this weekend, might want to consider a trip to Metropolis, as the 45th annual Fort Massac Encampment is scheduled for this weekend. Visitors can see what life was like in the late 1700s and... Read More.