Fort Knox II is located three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. Constructed in 1803, Fort Knox II served a strategic purpose for American troops during the war of 1812. Modern visitors can attend a yearly event where actors replicate the confrontation between Governor William Henry Harrison and Shawnee Chief Tecumseh.
A gentlemen's duel, demonstrations of cannons, rifles, and muskets, and history-based activities for children are all part of the two-day event. The reenactment includes food vendors and individuals selling period items. For guests who visit outside of the annual event, it is easy to take a self-guided tour of Fort Knox II or to join a guided tour for a small fee.
3090 N. Old Fort Knox Road, Vincennes, IN 47591, website, Phone: 812-882-7422
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