Fort Massac Encampment 2022
Education Day Is Returning in 2022!
History lessons will leap off the pages of the History Books and Come to Life as education day returns on October 14th, 2022. Bring your students to experience life during the times of the French and Indian War to the early 1800's. Volunteer re-enactors give presentations and demonstrations making history class a little more exciting than sitting in the classroom.
For more information or to reserve your class' space, please email Sheryl Durham or Johnnie Owens by clicking on their names or call Fort Massac State Park at 618-524-4712.
Education Day Information Letter
Help support the Fort Massac Encampment by staying in a Metropolis Hotel or B & B. Click HERE To book you room!
Frequently Asked Encampment Questions
How do I become a vendor at the Encampment?
How do I secure a campsite during the Encampment?
Can I bring my dog or small animal to the Encampment?
Encampment Vendors are handled through IDNR. You will need to contact Fort Massac State Park - 618-524-4712 for more information.
Fort Massac State Park campground reservations must be made at
Overflow Camping is available on a first come first serve basis. Overflow Camping must be fully self containted.
You may bring you dog or small animal however we do not encourage you doing so. The animal must be on a leash at all times and all animal deposits must be cleaned by the handler immediately. There are very large crowds and frequent gun shots and cannon blasts, which scare most animals.