Welcome to Indiana’s Territorial Past, located in Vincennes and Knox County.

Indiana’s first city is the perfect getaway for history enthusiasts.

Fort Knox II

Fort Knox II was built in 1803, three miles north of Vincennes on the Wabash River. The fort's location is outlined with short posts and interpretive markers which tell the story of the site.


Fort Knox II
3090 N. Old Fort Knox Road
Vincennes, Indiana 47591

Toll Free

Open dawn to dusk, year-round

Manager: Vincennes State Historic Sites
Admission Information:

This is a FREE self-guided tour, however the Vincennes State Historic Sites will provide a guide with an admission price. Please contact 812.882.7422 or vincennesshs@dnr.in.gov. *Group tours of 10+ please call the Vincennes/Knox Co. Visitors & Tourism Bureau @ 1.800.886.6443 Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm (EST).

Dial 812-703-4004, site code 8 for audio tour.
Google Map*
*Note: RR's, CR's and PO boxes sometimes do not show the correct location. In such cases, you should use the contact information above to find accurate directions.