Fort De Crevecoeur
The marker is located on IL 29 at its intersection with Park Road.
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State of Illinois
Overlooking the Illinois River one quarter mile to the west, LaSalle and Tonti erected Fort de Crevecoeur, the first public building in Illinois. Built early in 1680, Fort de Crevecoeur was damaged by its mutinous garrison in April of that year and was never rebuilt. The site is now a state park.
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