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

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 […]

Historical Encampment at the Gathering at Garst

Garst Museum, Historic Greene Ville, Ohio 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH, United States

Historical Timeline Event from Native American Civilizations to the Civil War Era.  Vendors, demonstrators, speakers, music and reenactors will remind and teach us about defining events and peoples who shaped our country's history.  Hear the stories, throw a tomahawk or shoot a muzzleloader, take part in a pioneer challenge, watch the cannons fire.  Public admission […]

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, […]

The Fair at New Boston

The Fair at New Boston

George Rogers Clark Park 930 South Tecumseh Road, Springfield, OH, United States

Step back in time to the Ohio country of 1790 - 1810. An era of change in Ohio, from early settlers to statehood to towns growing up, especially New Boston, Ohio. At the Fair you will see artisans creating and selling their wares, merchants with items you would find in the finest cities to the […]

$12.00

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

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

Spirits of the Pines

Spirits of the Pines

Frank Merry Park 18505 N County Rd 550 E., Dunkirk

EVENT UPDATE FOR APRIL 2023 DATE:  The event coordinator and the board have decided to postpone this year's April 21-23 event in Lewis because of needing more time to prepare the grounds. We will be on the grounds on April 22 &23 for work days and anyone wanting to see the grounds is more than […]

$8

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 […]