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Metropolis, Illinois - Wikipedia


Metropolis is a city located along the Ohio River in Massac County, Illinois, United States. ... In 1757, Massac County was settled by a French expedition, which built Fort De L'Ascension for us...

Metropolis Tourism


Metropolis, Illinois, located at Exit 37 on Interstate 24 at the southernmost tip of ... of the Fort that once served to protect French, British and American troops.

Fort Massac Encampment | Metropolis Tourism


It is more than an old-timey crafts fair, as it pays tribute to Illinois' rich frontier history. Historical re-enactors and skilled craftspeople representing French, British ...

History - City of Metropolis, Illinois


Metropolis, located in Massac County on the banks of the Ohio River, has played key ... In 1757, Massac County began its documented history when the French ...

SuperBowl | Family Entertainment Center


Located in the heart of Metropolis Illinois, SuperBowl is proud to support ... such as French fries, chicken strips or if you're really hungry, devour a 14-inch pizza!

Metropolis, IL - Metropolis, Illinois Map & Directions - MapQuest


Get directions, maps, and traffic for Metropolis, IL. ... In 1757, Massac County was settled by a French expedition, which built Fort De L'Ascension for use during ...

Fort Massac Site--Lewis and Clark Expedition: A National Register ...


Under the authority of Captain Charles Phillipe Aubry the French erected a fort and named ... Fort Massac Site is located at 1308 E. 5th Street, Metropolis, Illinois .

Fort Massac State Park, an Illinois park located near Metropolis ...


Overlooking the mighty Ohio River from the southern tip of Illinois, this majestic location ... The site also has the archaeological outline of the 1757 French Fort.

Fort Massac Encampment - French & Indian War - War of 1812


The Annual Fort Massac Encampment in Metropolis, IL on October 15-16, 2017 ... The mock battles depict how a typical battle of those times between French, ...

Living History Weekends at Fort Massac State Park, Metropolis


October 17-18,2015, Metropolis, Illinois. The park has a military history that dates back to the French and Indian War, so it's only fitting that each year Fort ...