Partly reconstructed historical fortress. Initially, it was built by the French in 1720 on the bank of the Mississippi River. Fort served as the administrative center. It was rebuilt in the 1750ies. The stone magazine (1750ies) is considered to be one of the oldest stone buildings in Illinois.

Location, GPS coordinates:38.08468 N 90.15809 W
Categories:Fortifications and defensive walls, Fortresses and forts
Values:Architecture, Visual
Rating:2.5 out of 10 stars
Where is located?North America, United States, Illinois, Randolph County, Danley, at Stringtown Road

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