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Neige de printemps

16 Mars 2014 Dimanche (Sunday) 31 F, Snow 14 mph NNE wind Snow. Four days until the arrival of spring and winter is reluctant to release its grip in the Illinois country. We continue to endure the temperature extremes with … Continue reading

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Vers la fin du Printemps

7 May, Tuesday 76 Degrees F Sunny, Windy The morning sky was dark and gray, threatening clouds overhead, as day dawned on the Annual Les Amis de Fort de Chartres Kid’s Day. The skies soon gave way to a steady … Continue reading

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Printemps

17 April, Sunday 74 Degrees F Sunny, Light Winds Traveling to the fort today, through the winding roads in Illinois farmland,  the air truly felt like spring. In the weeks since the last posting, rains have been frequent, with temperatures … Continue reading

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Trade Faire Gardening

3 April, Sunday 80 Degrees F Sunny, Gusty Winds After a busy weekend enjoying the Fort de Chartres annual Colonial Trade Faire and Rifle/Musket Frolic (sponsored by the Chasseurs du Datchurat), Sunday morning brought bright sunshine and rising temperatures. As … Continue reading

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Gardening Weekend, L’Habitant Jardin Potager-Neige!

Silvertree Forge 25 March, Friday 38 degrees F Overcast, Light Wind The air is cold and damp as we arrive at the Fort to prepare for the gardening weekend for l’habitant jardin. Immediately, canvas tarps are placed on some of … Continue reading

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