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


– Rudyard Kipling

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

Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous

Cook Log Cabin Heritage Center 6707 Goshen Road, Goshen, OH

April 2023 is once again the time for the annual Grassy Run Heritage Rendezvous at the historic Cook Log Cabin Heritage Center. This is a pre-1840 historical encampment. The cabin will be open and a period blacksmith shop will be operating.  The main camp will be on the grounds of Goshen High School, with access […]

Bridgeton Rendezvous

Bridgeton, Indiana 8144 S Bridgeton Rd., Bridgeton, IN

Join us for our living history reenactment featuring 1750-1840 life with period clothing and encampments. Enjoy the trade fair, black powder shoots, knife and tomahawk throw, primitive bow shoot, skillet throw, and hearth cooking in the 1822 Log Cabin, and lots of live demonstrations and learning activities for the kids! Fun for the whole family.

Free

Five Medals at The Trace

Stone's Trace 5111 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, IN

Five Medals at The Trace showcases a gathering of delightful demonstrators, merchants and general participants, combined with unique and interesting programming focused on the time period of 1750-1815.

$8.00

Beall Woods Olde Tyme Arts and Krafts Fair

Beall Woods State Park (IL) 9285 Beall Woods Ave, Mt Carmil, IL

Re live history at Beall Woods State Park!  This is our 2nd annual event with focus on early settler period 1810's, but not exclusive... all re-enactors are welcome!  We are looking for more demonstrators and craft vendors.  Food trucks will be on site.  Beall Woods is a beautiful old growth forest preserve with hiking trails […]

$10
Prelude to the Revolution, 1754-1763

Prelude to the Revolution, 1754-1763

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

Come and see British Regular troops, French troops, colonial militia and Native forces battle for the empire in the wilderness of North America. Experience a colorful recreation of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) at the site of the annual Fair at New Boston. There will be a few merchants selling their wares and a […]

Free

First Siege – 1813

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

In the spring of 1813, the American position at Fort Meigs came under attack from British and Allied American Indian Armies.  This event commemorates the dramatic nine day siege which defended Ohio in the War of 1812. First Siege - 1813 is a two-day encampment and reenactment within the 10 acre restored fort in Perrysburg, […]

Crossbow to Cartridge

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

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

Brigade – Napoleon!

Brigade – Napoleon!

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

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 […]

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

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

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

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

Mississinewa 1812

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

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

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

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 […]