It was still pitch black in the dense Illinois forest on this cool, late fall morning as the Kaskaskia hunter moved swiftly and silently through the trees working his way towards a known m8ns8a (whitetail deer) travel route. Every step taken and every breath exhaled was done with precision and skill as to not alert […]
The 2014 Fort Massac Grand Encampment has now come and gone for another year. The weather was unbelievably wonderful! I spent some quality time with my living history friends and family and made some new friends along the way. The 2014 Fort Massac Grand Encampment photo gallery is posted. Hope you enjoy the pictures! I […]
The 2014 Fort DeChartres Annual Encampment was an absolute great time as usual. Despite the nearby tornado activity on Saturday evening (that’s two years in a row now!), the weather turned out to be decent. My wife’s venison stew was terrific as usual! Everyone in the native village and the surrounding neighbors thoroughly enjoyed it! […]
The 250th at Bushy Run was an amazing time. Met a lot of great people and revisited with many friends. You can’t beat the comradery during living history events. Looking forward to traveling to a time past with all of them soon. I believe we would have made Pontiac and his contingency proud. Photos […]
For those of you that are NMLRA members and receive Muzzle Blasts magazine, please check out my article “The Turkey Before the Storm” on page 53. If not a member, the article is available here under “Journey to the Past.”
My 2013 Fort DeChartres Les Pays Des Illinois “Colonial Trade Faire and Musket and Rifle Frolic” pictures are posted in the photo gallery. Click here to view them. We had a great event and tremendous weather.
I recently had the honor of being filmed by Witnessing History, LLC for their upcoming documentary about Daniel Boone titled, “Daniel Boone and the Opening of the American West.” My role was to be one of the native warriors that escorted Daniel Boone (Scott New) into our village after being captured. This two hour production is […]
This year’s Raid pictures have been posted. All but one of them are courtesy of artist, Andrew Knez Jr. Enjoy!
Fort DeChartres 2012 photos have been posted in the Photo Gallery. Hope you enjoy. Those of you that didn’t join us last weekend for the annual encampment at Fort DeChartres missed an amazing event. It was the best weather I have ever experienced, for this event, in the many years I have been attending. The […]