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


– Rudyard Kipling

Historical Encampment at the Gathering at Garst

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

Under the canopy of centuries old oak and sycamore trees, we have carved out a place where the stories of our country's past can be heard as clear as the day they happened.  Campfire smoke and music or storytelling wafts through the air and cannon and musket fire occassionally break the peaceful atmosphere in our […]

$5

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

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
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

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: […]

Vermilion Creek Colonial Gathering

Peacock Road Family Farm 11854 Peacock Rd, Laingsburg, MI 48848 11854 Peacock Rd., Laingsburg, MI, United States

Enjoy autumn with us along the banks of Vermilion Creek. 1750s-1780s event featuring a rustic setting among rolling hills. Firewood, water and porta johns provided. Saturday evening pig roast - potluck. Great fellowship with those who share our love of the hobby.

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