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Special Events and Programs

April 13, 2024, from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Genevieve Milice Spring Encampment

Located on the grounds of the Centre for French Colonial Life Museum Campus, at Market and Main Streets in Historic Downtown Ste. Genevieve, MO

  • Living History Camp

  • Craft Demonstrations

  • Children’s Games

  • Family Friendly

  • Free to the Public

  • accessible (grass)

Explore 18th century camp life with FCA's living history specialists and a dedicated community of volunteer historians!  How were they organized and trained?  How did Ste. Genevieve's citizen soldiers help save St. Louis in 1780?  What did they eat and how were they equipped and dressed?  Discover all this and more at the annual Milice (French for "Militia") spring encampment in the yards behind the LeMeilleur and Bolduc houses.

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