Apple River Fort
Apple River Fort

Independence Day Event at the Fort

When: Saturday July 6, 2013 | Noon-3pm

Independence Day was one of the two biggest holidays on the frontier.  (New Year's was the other)  Join the Fort people for a patriotic picnic (bring your own food....lemonade & cookies provided), political speeches, and maybe some dancing.  Also, the Declaration of Independence will be read as is the tradition.


Apple River Fort State Historic Site
P.O. Box 206, 311 E. Myrtle
Elizabeth, Illinois  61028

Phone: 815.858.2028
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