If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten.


– Rudyard Kipling

Unbroken: Heroines of the Virginia Frontier

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Across Virginia, women made the journey into the wilderness with hearts full of hope. They established new homes and created opportunities for generations to come. Travel the hunter’s trace to Martin’s Station and join the women of Powell’s Valley as they harness the unbreakable spirit and pay homage to the women who birthed a new […]

$5.00

1884 Country Fair at Small Farm and Food Fest

Carriage Hill Historic Farm 7800 Shull Rd., Dayton, OH, United States

Living Historians! Carriage Hill Farm would like to extend an invitation to participate in our 1880s Country Fair on Saturday August 3rd from 10am-5pm. This event is part of the larger event “Small Farm And Food Fest” which brings in upwards of 3000 visitors in a single day. For that day, the original 1880s farmstead […]

Free

Napoleonic Days

Historic Fort Wayne - The Old Fort 1201 Spy Run Ave, Fort Wayne, IN, United States

Historic Fort Wayne, Inc. will host the Napoleonic Days August 3-4. The Napoleonic era (1799–1815) was a period of political unrest and widespread revolution in the history of France and Europe. Be a part of this dramatic military period! The French and Coalition armies will meet on the battleground outside the Old Fort in Fort […]

Free
Rough and Tumble: Sport on the Western Frontier

Rough and Tumble: Sport on the Western Frontier

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Amongst the colonies and along the western frontier, stations were a common point of social interaction.  With shared food and company, these waypoints were a consistent source of “entertainment”. Journey along Boone’s Trace, stop at Martin’s Station, and experience games played, races held, and contests that would sometimes go array. Presentations will be from 11:00 […]

$5.00
Rough and Tumble: Sport on the Western Frontier

Rough and Tumble: Sport on the Western Frontier

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Amongst the colonies and along the western frontier, stations were a common point of social interaction.  With shared food and company, these waypoints were a consistent source of “entertainment”. Journey along Boone’s Trace, stop at Martin’s Station, and experience games played, races held, and contests that would sometimes go array. Presentations will be from 11:00 […]

$5.00

Camp Flintlock Colonial Faire

Camp Flintlock 218 Hickory Grove Church Rd, Four Oaks, NC, United States

Join us on Saturday, August 24th from 10 AM to 4 PM and celebrate American history and heritage. The event is Just 30 miles SE of Raleigh and is open to the public.   Admission Adults 17 y/o+ $10.00 Children 6-16y/o $7.00 Children 5 and under FREE Military, Law Enforcement, Fire, EMS, EMA, and Teachers […]

$5 – $17

Post Miami

Historic Fort Wayne - The Old Fort 1201 Spy Run Ave, Fort Wayne, IN, United States

Historic Fort Wayne, Inc. will host a Post Miami Event August 24-25. The French were the first Europeans to settle in the Great Lakes region. They arrived in northeast Indiana in the late 1600s. The confluence of the three rivers helped facilitate a lucrative fur trade with the Native American tribes. To protect their new […]

Free

Apprentices and Journeymen

Apprentices and Journeymen

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

During the 18th century, master craftsmen taught skills and labor through apprenticeships. The techniques learned were invaluable and became a necessary part of the labor force needed to build a new nation. Join the apprentices and masters of Martin’s Station as they explain their guilds and demonstrate their skills.

$5.00
Apprentices and Journeymen

Apprentices and Journeymen

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

During the 18th century, master craftsmen taught skills and labor through apprenticeships. The techniques learned were invaluable and became a necessary part of the labor force needed to build a new nation. Join the apprentices and masters of Martin’s Station as they explain their guilds and demonstrate their skills.

$5.00

Fur and Ginseng Trading Post Days (Pikeville, Kentucky)

Camp timelines 1760-1800 / 1801-1840 a juried event with prizes for Best Camp. Rifle, Smoothbore, Longbow, Hawk Knife competitions with prizes totaling $25,000.00 Located on a beautiful 20 acres site on the mountain, overlooking the City of Pikeville. A $35 per person/$40 per family camp fee includes all competitions, wood, water and much more! For […]

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A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous

A River Thru History – The Des Plaines Valley Rendezvous

Calling all history buffs and adventure seekers! The Des Plaines Valley comes alive this September 14th and 15th with the return of the A River Thru History Rendezvous! Immerse yourself in an unforgettable journey back to a time before Chicago, when trappers, explorers, and pioneers gathered along the banks of the river. What awaits you: […]

Life in Early Ohio

Fort Meigs Historic Site 29100 West River Road, Perrysburg, OH, United States

Join the Old Northwest Military History Association and staff of Fort Meigs for our Life in Early Ohio historic trades weekend featuring, rope making, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping, box loom weaving, baking, gardening, blacksmithing, historic tea, harness making, spinning, and cooking.

8th Annual American Heritage Days at South Park

8th Annual American Heritage Days at South Park

South Park 100 Brinkerhoff Ave, Mansfield, OH, United States

The Richland Early American Center for History invites you to discover life in early America during the 18th and 19th Century from living historical reenactors. Throughout the day there will be crafts, trades, demonstrations, and activities, including Blacksmithing, Games and Children’s Activities, Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations, and Civilian and Military Reenactments.  Grounds feature the 1808 […]

Free
8th Annual American Heritage Days at South Park

8th Annual American Heritage Days at South Park

South Park 100 Brinkerhoff Ave, Mansfield, OH, United States

The Richland Early American Center for History invites you to discover life in early America during the 18th and 19th Century from living historical reenactors. Throughout the day there will be crafts, trades, demonstrations, and activities, including Blacksmithing, Games and Children’s Activities, Open Hearth Cooking Demonstrations, and Civilian and Military Reenactments.  Grounds feature the 1808 […]

Free

Martin’s Station Fall Encampment

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

A long summer has given way to autumn. The harvest of Powell’s Valley abounds. Our community is gathering to give thanks and celebrate the fruits of their hard labor. Journey to Joseph Martin’s Station, on the far reaches of the Virginia frontier, and visit with skilled tradesmen, mingle with tidewater merchants, and enjoy a majestic […]

$5 – $10

Ashville Ohio Reenactment Timeline/Grove of Heroes

Ashville Ohio Village Park 165 Walnut Street, Ashville, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Ashville Viking Festival, this event spans all history. All eras are accepted. From the legions of ancient Rome to the colorful mercenaries of the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, history awaits. Our reenactors look forward to explaining life throughout the ages. Visit our Grove of Heroes and learn how weapons […]

Free

Early Ohio on the Portage

Early Ohio on the Portage

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green

Early Ohio On the Portage: A Timeline Reenactment Event 1700-1865 Join us May 3, 4, & 5, 2024 for exploration and settlement in the early days of the northwest territory as well as the ohio 'country' along the Portage River in Wood County.  Event is held on the grounds of the Wood County Museum in […]

Free

Ashville Ohio Reenactment Timeline/Grove of Heroes

Ashville Ohio Village Park 165 Walnut Street, Ashville, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Ashville Viking Festival, this event spans all history. All eras are accepted. From the legions of ancient Rome to the colorful mercenaries of the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, history awaits. Our reenactors look forward to explaining life throughout the ages. Visit our Grove of Heroes and learn how weapons […]

Free

Early Ohio on the Portage

Early Ohio on the Portage

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green

Early Ohio On the Portage: A Timeline Reenactment Event 1700-1865 Join us May 3, 4, & 5, 2024 for exploration and settlement in the early days of the northwest territory as well as the ohio 'country' along the Portage River in Wood County.  Event is held on the grounds of the Wood County Museum in […]

Free

Ashville Ohio Reenactment Timeline/Grove of Heroes

Ashville Ohio Village Park 165 Walnut Street, Ashville, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Ashville Viking Festival, this event spans all history. All eras are accepted. From the legions of ancient Rome to the colorful mercenaries of the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, history awaits. Our reenactors look forward to explaining life throughout the ages. Visit our Grove of Heroes and learn how weapons […]

Free

Early Ohio on the Portage

Early Ohio on the Portage

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green

Early Ohio On the Portage: A Timeline Reenactment Event 1700-1865 Join us May 3, 4, & 5, 2024 for exploration and settlement in the early days of the northwest territory as well as the ohio 'country' along the Portage River in Wood County.  Event is held on the grounds of the Wood County Museum in […]

Free

Ashville Ohio Reenactment Timeline/Grove of Heroes

Ashville Ohio Village Park 165 Walnut Street, Ashville, OH, United States

Held in conjunction with the Ashville Viking Festival, this event spans all history. All eras are accepted. From the legions of ancient Rome to the colorful mercenaries of the Holy Roman Empire and beyond, history awaits. Our reenactors look forward to explaining life throughout the ages. Visit our Grove of Heroes and learn how weapons […]

Free

Early Ohio on the Portage

Early Ohio on the Portage

Wood County Museum 13660 County Home Rd, Bowling Green

Early Ohio On the Portage: A Timeline Reenactment Event 1700-1865 Join us May 3, 4, & 5, 2024 for exploration and settlement in the early days of the northwest territory as well as the ohio 'country' along the Portage River in Wood County.  Event is held on the grounds of the Wood County Museum in […]

Free