French Colonial Fort de Chartres: A Journey in Time is a 38-page line-art publication by award-winning artist Tom Willcockson, focusing on the region’s little-known history of a colonial stone fort and exploring the complex reality of French colonialism in the 1700s.
A Les Amis du Fort de Chartres special book release event was held on Saturday, August 25, 2018, 11-2 p.m. at Fort de Chartres State Historic Site. The author & artist Tom Willcockson signed book copies.
At the event:
A new publication created by award-winning artist Tom Willcockson, published by Les Amis du Fort de Chartres, with “Forgotten Illinois” grant support from the Illinois Humanities Council. Book proceeds benefit Les Amis’ educational projects throughout the area.