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Membership in the Society is open to all who are interested in the Fort, including current and former residents, veterans, non-residents, and any member of the public with an interest in the Fort and its history.


The current cost of an annual membership is $30.  When paying online, you'll have the option to pay for up to 3 years in advance.


When does your year start for your membership?  The date you pay becomes your anniversary date.  You'll be reminded before this date when it's time to renew.


The Society is a 501(c)3 Not For Profit organization under the laws of Illinois.  Donations to the Society are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  The Society routinely holds events which are open to the public and uses some of these events to raise funds to assist in fulfilling our Mission.

Monetary donations support the Society's efforts and are always very much appreciated.  Click the Donate button to make monetary donations.

If you are interested in donating appreciated stock, please contact the Society from the Contact page.

The Society maintains a secure storage facility for the collection of donated or purchased artifacts from the Fort's past.  If you have items pertaining to the Fort's history, including personal photographs from the Fort, copies of the Fort's newspaper or other published materials, or any other item you think may be of interest to the Society, please contact the Society about donating.

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