Coloring Contest

Let your colors wave proud!  Design a flag for Fort Macomb just like they did during the War of 1812.

Explore the history of the period to come up with an idea. Then, sketch or paint on the other side of this page a flag that would make General Macomb proud! Make it fun; be creative!

Just a few Rules

  • Submit entries to the Western Illinois Museum at 201 South Lafayette Street, one block south of Macomb’s Courthouse Square. All coloring pages will be on display at the museum and the winners will be displayed at City Hall!
  • Winners will be announced at the Building Fort Macomb event on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at the Western Illinois Museum from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Winners will be selected by Mayor Mike Inman in four age groups: 3 to 5 years, 6 to 7 years, 8 to 9 years, and 10 years and older. A $25 Macomb Chamber Gift Certificate will be awarded to winners of each age group. It’s free to participate!

Contact the Western Illinois Museum at or (309) 837-2750 with any questions.

If you want to be considered for a prize… ENTRIES are DUE by APRIL 4, 2018

Download the coloring contest guidelines and entry sheet