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


– Rudyard Kipling

Crossbow to Cartridge

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

Behold the great revolution in military technology, the adoption of gunpowder. Crossbow to Cartridge is a living history event for the 15th-17th centuries. Military camps to explore, weapons demonstrations and lively engagement with the warriors and campfollowers of distant Europe and Early America. Living history enthusiasts are encouraged to register for participation

Fiberpalooza Festival! June 3, 2023

Auglaize Village and Farm Museum 12296 Krouse Rd., Defiance, OH, United States

Demonstrating Period Spinning, Weaving, Sewing, Quilting on various fiber equipment of the various time periods. Come and join the fun at the one-day fiber event that will be held at AuGlaize Village where skills of our ancestors will be demonstrated. The event is open to the public. Everyone is encouraged to come and demonstrate their […]

Antique Tractor Show/Pulls and Flea Market June 10 & 11, 2023

Auglaize Village and Farm Museum 12296 Krouse Rd., Defiance, OH, United States

Saturday 9 AM until 7 PM for some night displays and Sunday from 10AM until 4 PM weather permitting, we will be featuring all sorts of antique tractors and hit-miss engines. Antique tractor pulls from 10 am - 3 pm on Saturday with a small connect fee. Trophies and prize money awarded. If you'd like […]

Spring Gathering – 2nd Annual Colonial Days at South Park

Spring Gathering – 2nd Annual Colonial 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
Brigade – Napoleon!

Brigade – Napoleon!

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

Fort Meigs Historic Site examines the veteran armies of Europe and the conflict that engulfed the rest of the world during the War of 1812. This two day encampment and heavy drill session event offers the great opportunity of recruitment and the refinement of military drill to our great guests Brigade Napoleon.  Fort staff offer […]

Motorama July 9, 2023

Auglaize Village and Farm Museum 12296 Krouse Rd., Defiance, OH, United States

Open to self-propelled, motorized or powered "anything." Antique cars, custom rods, fire trucks and cycles. There is no registration or fee for this event. A cinnamon roll, sausage gravy biscuit breakfast is served until 9AM. The concession stand will serve its usual hot dogs, cheeseburgers, brats, sides and desserts until it runs out or 2PM. […]

The Sixty Years War for Ohio: American Revolution

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

Fort Meigs examines the The Sixty Years War for Ohio, a multi-generational conflict fueled by many nations. This centerpiece chapter, the American Revolution, explores, presents, and commemorates the battles, skirmishes, and people which defined the frontier in what is now Ohio. The two day encampment features tours, lectures, military drill, battle reenactments, camp life, music, […]

Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial’s Historic Weekend

Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial 93 Delaware Ave, Put-in-Bay, OH, United States

Every year the weekend after Labor Day weekend we commemorate the Battle of Lake Erie and the men on both sides that fought in it. We do this with a commemoration ceremony, parade, historic weapons demonstrations, trade demonstrations, and just living history in general. Traditional our friends group, The Perry Group, charters a ferry for […]

Living History Event – The Legacy of Mary Ingles 2023

Beech Fork State Park 5601 Long Branch Road, Barboursville, WV, United States

Mary Ingles Trail Associates (MITA) will present the 2023 Legacy of Mary Ingles encampment and living history event/reenactment at Beech Fork State Park, September 15-17, 2023. While named and centered around the life of Mary Draper Ingles, what we present is ALL life skills which Mary, her family, friends, and neighbors would need to survive […]

Free

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon 2023

Fort Ouiatenon Historic Park 3129 South River Road, West Lafayette, IN, United States

The Tippecanoe County Historical Association of Lafayette, Indiana, in cooperation with the Tippecanoe County Park and Recreation Department, will be sponsoring the 56th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 7 & 8. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

Johnny Appleseed Festival Antique Tractor Show, Fun Pull, and Flea Market October 7 & 8, 2023

Auglaize Village and Farm Museum 12296 Krouse Rd., Defiance, OH, United States

This is our biggest event of the year! As fall arrives this is the last chance to revive all of your senses, to create a mental picture that will carry you through the winter. Reviving your senses will be the making of apple cider, cooking sorghum molasses, popping the kettle corn, and sawing timber into […]

7th 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

Mississinewa 1812

Historic Mississinewa Battlefield 6000 N 300 W27, La Fontaine, IN, United States

Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States! Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc (Marion, IN) with the support of the Department of Natural Resources. It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought in Grant County on December 17-18, 1812. It’s a step back in time […]

18th C. Market Fair

18th C. Market Fair

Historic Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Lane, Louisville, KY, United States

Join us October 27th - 29th, 2023 for 18th Century Market Fair at Locust Grove! You can participate in 18th c. style entertainment, purchase replicas of 18th century military and household items, enjoy food and drink as our founders did, meet and converse with early Americans. Mock battles for our country’s independence will take place! […]

$5 – $10

Kalamazoo Living History Show 2024

Kalamazoo Living History Show 2024

Kalamazoo County Expo Center 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

More than 10,000 historical re-enactors, history enthusiasts, collectors and the general public from the United States and Canada are expected to attend the 48th annual Kalamazoo Living History Show™.  The juried, nationally recognized show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, 2024, at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, […]

$9.00 – $13.00
Kalamazoo Living History Show 2024

Kalamazoo Living History Show 2024

Kalamazoo County Expo Center 2900 Lake Street, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

More than 10,000 historical re-enactors, history enthusiasts, collectors and the general public from the United States and Canada are expected to attend the 48th annual Kalamazoo Living History Show™.  The juried, nationally recognized show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, March 16-17, 2024, at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds, 2900 Lake Street, […]

$9.00 – $13.00

Brigade – Napoleon!

Brigade – Napoleon!

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

Fort Meigs Historic Site examines the veteran armies of Europe and the conflict that engulfed the rest of the world during the War of 1812. This two day encampment and heavy drill session event offers the great opportunity of recruitment and the refinement of military drill to our great guests Brigade Napoleon.  Fort staff offer […]