Metropolis will be a prime viewing location for the 2017 Great American Solar Eclipse. Metropolis is one of only a few locations nationwide that will experience a total eclipse. Predictions state that at 1:21 pm the total eclipse will begin. At 1:23 pm Metropolis will experience the maximum totality and at 1:24 pm totality will end. Metropolis will experience 2 minutes and 23 seconds of totality!
Make your plans now to experience “The Sight of a Lifetime” in Metropolis.
Experience what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual Fort Massac Encampment, which will be held at the historic site Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 21st & 22nd.