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


– Rudyard Kipling

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

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5
Apprentices and Journeymen

Apprentices and Journeymen

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

During the 18th century, master craftsmen taught skills and labor through apprenticeships. The techniques learned were invaluable and became a necessary part of the labor force needed to build a new nation. Join the apprentices and masters of Martin’s Station as they explain their guilds and demonstrate their skills.

$5.00
Apprentices and Journeymen

Apprentices and Journeymen

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

During the 18th century, master craftsmen taught skills and labor through apprenticeships. The techniques learned were invaluable and became a necessary part of the labor force needed to build a new nation. Join the apprentices and masters of Martin’s Station as they explain their guilds and demonstrate their skills.

$5.00

Long Run Massacre hosted by The Painted Stone Settlers

Red Orchard Park 704 Kentucky St., Shelbyville, KY, United States

Long Run Massacre hosted by The Painted Stone Settlers. Telling the story of Squire Boone's station which was abandoned because of an impending Indian attack. Instead, the settlers were attacked while they were fleeing the station. Friday is open to School Children who can view over 20 stations where re-enactors demonstrate such skills as spinning, weaving, […]

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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Face The Frontier: An 18th Century Experience

Face The Frontier: An 18th Century Experience

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Groups will leave from the Martin’s Station parking lot at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a one mile, easy to moderate, immersive walk. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Imagine finding yourself approaching a beacon of rest and resupply with nothing but the clothes on your back. You are miles, days, beyond the […]

$5.00
Face The Frontier: An 18th Century Experience

Face The Frontier: An 18th Century Experience

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Groups will leave from the Martin’s Station parking lot at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. This is a one mile, easy to moderate, immersive walk. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Imagine finding yourself approaching a beacon of rest and resupply with nothing but the clothes on your back. You are miles, days, beyond the […]

$5.00

Colonial Market Days & Encampment

Abner Longley Park 1601, Longley Drive, Lebanon, IN, United States

September 21 & 22 2024 Colonial Merchants Come and visit some of the best merchants in 18th century reenacting! Demonstrators and craftsmen from across the midwest will be displaying their wares for sale. Military Units & Tacticals Military and militia units from many different organizations and locations will be camping in the park to teach […]

Life in Early Ohio

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

Join the Old Northwest Military History Association and staff of Fort Meigs for our Life in Early Ohio historic trades weekend featuring, rope making, tomahawk throwing, candle dipping, box loom weaving, baking, gardening, blacksmithing, historic tea, harness making, spinning, and cooking.

A Beacon in the Wilderness

A Beacon in the Wilderness

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Three hundred thousand men, women, and children traveled through Powell’s Valley onto a new frontier. With civilization behind them, a new life lay before them. As darkness descends, make your way to Martin’s Station, and interact with our nation’s past as history is illuminated by the candlelight glow. Presentations will be from 7:00 pm to […]

Free
A Beacon in the Wilderness

A Beacon in the Wilderness

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

Three hundred thousand men, women, and children traveled through Powell’s Valley onto a new frontier. With civilization behind them, a new life lay before them. As darkness descends, make your way to Martin’s Station, and interact with our nation’s past as history is illuminated by the candlelight glow. Presentations will be from 7:00 pm to […]

Free

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.

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

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 57th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 5 & 6. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

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
Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

Feast of the Hunters’ Moon

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 57th annual Feast of the Hunters’ Moon festival on October 5 & 6. Hours are Saturday 9am to 5pm E.D.T. and Sunday 9am to 4pm E.D.T. The Feast represents the time of homecoming, […]

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

Normandy 44 (Tactical Re-enactment)

Camp Atterbury NGB, Indiana 3008 Old Hospital Road, Edinburgh, United States

"12th Kp Events" is excited to present the 3nd Annual Normandy Tactical Battle using mission orders and chain of command to give participants an experience unlike most all events in this genre. The event will focus on events after the actual invasion but prior to entering Belgium in 1944. The Staff has continued to plan […]

$35.00

Historic Fall Trade Fair at Fort Piqua

Johnston Farm and Indian Agency 9845 N. Hardin Road, Piqua, OH, United States

Come join us at the new Historic Fall Trade Fair at Fort Piqua, October 19-20, 2024. The Trade Fair spans the early years of Ohio’s history from 1742-1862, focusing on the life in and around the Historic Johnston Farm and Indian Agency. Come and see how Ohio influenced the history of the United States through […]

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5

Monthly Open Shoot

Thunder Creek Long Rifles Monthly Open Shoot

Traditional Black powder shoot. Matches consist of Paper and Metal targets but are open to the range officer discretion. NMLRA rules. $5.00 entry. Pre1840 attire is appreciated, but not necessary Caplock or Flintlock Muzzleloaders only http://thundercreeklongrifles.org/About-us/ Location: 8 miles East of Martinsville, IN, off of Bear Wallow Rd. Range in Valley off main road, Cabin […]

$5

A Frontier Christmas

Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd., Ewing, VA, United States

As cold winds and long shadows fill Powell’s Valley, journey to Joseph Martin’s station for an evening of glad tidings and good cheer. Join the historic Yuletide celebration and experience the holiday season as it abounds amongst Martin’s Company.  

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