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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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

Soldiers Thru Time (timeline event)

Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis, IN 5900 Post Road, Indianapolis,, IN, United States

Hosted by the Museum of 20th Century Warfare in Fort Harrison State Park This is our our yearly timeline event where we feature various era's of military in different areas of Historic Camp Glenn near the museum. We encourage diverse military impressions to give our visitors exposure to soldiers from all periods of time.  We […]

Free
Prelude to the Revolution, 1754-1763

Prelude to the Revolution, 1754-1763

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

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

North Idaho Colonial Encampment

Colonial Reenactment 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI, United States

Come join us for our 2nd annual Colonial Encampment on September 8th through the 15th. Set in Beautiful Old town, Idaho. Please see flyer for further details.

$25

First Siege – 1813

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

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, 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 […]

1770’s Living History Encampment & Military Maneuvers

End of George Rd SE in Yelm, WA End of George Road SE, off of Highway 507, Yelm, WA, United States

Come join us for a weekend of military maneuvers including musket and cannon fire, fife and drum music, and encampment!   Learn about our represented units: 43rd Regiment of Foot (British infantry) 3rd New Hampshire (American infantry) Artillery (Royal and Continental) Fife & Drum (marching band) Royal Chatham Navy Civilian Contingent (camp followers)   Learn […]

Free

1770’s Living History Encampment & Military Maneuvers

End of George Rd SE in Yelm, WA End of George Road SE, off of Highway 507, Yelm, WA, United States

Come join us for a weekend of military maneuvers including musket and cannon fire, fife and drum music, and encampment!   Learn about our represented units: 43rd Regiment of Foot (British infantry) 3rd New Hampshire (American infantry) Artillery (Royal and Continental) Fife & Drum (marching band) Royal Chatham Navy Civilian Contingent (camp followers)   Learn […]

Free

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, […]

Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Park 100 East 1st Street, Fort Jennings, OH, United States

History comes alive at the Fort Jennings Park during Fort Fest. Come down to tour our timeline of encampments (1812 through Vietnam). We welcome new and familiar faces year after year to our historic banks of the Auglaize River. Cannon and musket fire will light fill the air throughout the weekend! Our 1812 encampment features reenactors […]

Free
Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Fort Fest

Fort Jennings Park 100 East 1st Street, Fort Jennings, OH, United States

History comes alive at the Fort Jennings Park during Fort Fest. Come down to tour our timeline of encampments (1812 through Vietnam). We welcome new and familiar faces year after year to our historic banks of the Auglaize River. Cannon and musket fire will light fill the air throughout the weekend! Our 1812 encampment features reenactors […]

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

Remembering the Vietnam War

Fort Harrison State Park, Indianapolis, IN 5900 Post Road, Indianapolis,, IN, United States

This is a living history educational program with displays and a reenactment scheduled. Living History camps and displays can be set up Friday afternoon beginning at 1 PM. Enter by the main gate and let them know you are there as a museum volunteer. Public hours are from 10 AM to 4 PM. Restrooms available […]

Free

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

47th Annual Simon Kenton Festival

1700 – 1840 Living History 6201 Kellogg Ave, Cincinnati, OH, United States

A two-day historical adventure in Old Washington Historic District in Maysville, Kentucky. The Simon Kenton Festival includes presentations from historical heroes such as Simon Kenton and Daniel Boone, pioneer games, music, museum tours, artisans, and much more. This weekend will be sure to provide you with historical knowledge, a treasured keepsake, and memories that will […]

Free

Life In Early Ohio

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

This two day encampment explores and presents the trades people of early Ohio and the support machine feeding the War of 1812 ubin a civilian re-enactment. Blacksmithing, Leather working, Tinsmithing, Army Recruiting, Medicine, Woodworking, Rope making, Soap making, and Candle production are featured and exulted amongst many others.  Military displays are also part of the […]

$10