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 The West Fork Encampment in Litchfield, IL is a journey through history you do not want to miss! It is a historical reenactment that showcases traditional military and frontier life from 1750-1820.

Admission if FREE, parking is FREE.


Sat., October 7, 2017: 10 AM – 4 PM
 Sun., October 8, 2017: 10 AM – 3:30 PM

Lake Lou Yaeger
Picnic Area 4
Litchfield, Illinois

Directions: From Route 16 (Union Avenue) turn north on Yaeger Lake trail (you will be turning left if coming from I-55 and right if coming from Hillsboro. There will be a large brown Lake Lou Yaeger sign visible and a cemetery across from where you turn.) Stay on Yaeger Lake Trail and proceed a couple miles to Park Road, which will be on your left. Turn left onto Park Road. If you cross the dam, you have gone just a little too far. Once on Park Road you will turn right when you see a sign that states Marina 2/Picnic Area 4. There will also be a large “West Fork Encampment” sign on your right.

2017 Daily Schedule

2017 Camping Registration Form

Food Available by Scotty B’s:
Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Pulled Pork Fries
Pulled Pork Nachos
Burger or Pork Burger
Fried Pickles
Giant Tenderloins
*Breakfast may also be available–Sausage Egg & Cheese on Texas Toast or Bacon Egg & Cheese on Texas Toast

2017 Food Vendor Application

2017 Flyer


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Where To Stay



Holiday Inn Express & Suites