kaskaskia

Control of Fort Kaskaskia

French Army

Approx. 1703 - 1765

Fort Constructed

1760

British Army

1765 - 1777

Private Ownership

Approx. 1777 - 1803

American Army

1803 - Approx. 1807

Unknown

Approx. 1814 - Approx. 1869

Private Ownership

Approx. 1869 - 1930

State Park

1930 - Present

History of Fort Kaskaskia

Village of Kaskaskia Established

1703

Fort Constructed

1760

Fort Kaskaskia

1760 - Present

British Acquire Fort Kaskaskia

Approx. 1765

Patriots Capture Kaskaskia

Approx. 1777

John Dodge Seizes the Fort

Approx. 1781

Kentucky Militia Expels Dodge

Approx. 1786

Lewis and Clark Recruit at Kaskaskia

Approx. 1803

Area Secured from Native Attacks

1814

Fort Kaskaskia Shelters Farmers

Approx. 1859

Map Drawn of Kaskaskia

Approx. 1895

State of Illinois Buys Fort Kaskaskia

1930

Orser Project

1975

General History

United States of America

1776 - Present

Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

War of 1812

1812 - 1815

Trail of Tears

1838 - 1839

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Southern Illinois University

1869 - Present

World War I

1914 - 1918

Great Depression

1929 - Approx. 1939

World War II

1939 - 1945

First Moon Landing

July 20, 1969