Pontiac


Shadows In The Forest – Available Now – Warriors Trail

Shadows In The Forest: Woodland Warriors of the Mississippi Valley is available now! “While by no means an exhaustive examination or discussion of woodland culture or living history practices, his work is both a handy historical resource and a practical “how-to” guide that combines the best of both worlds. Anyone interested in eighteenth-century native culture […]


Shades of Death (The Gauntlet Runner Book II) – Review

Immerse yourself into the dense forests of the Eastern frontier during war time.  Follow in the footsteps of legendary historical figures such as George Washington, Edward Braddock, and the Ottawa Chief Pontiac.  Entrench yourself into the drama of loved ones trying to reunite their family across miles of heavily traveled Woodland Indian paths. If you […]


250th Anniversary of the Battle of Bushy Run

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 […]


This Date in History (May 7, 1763)

“On this day in 1763, Major Henry Gladwin, British commander of Fort Detroit, foils Ottawa Chief Pontiac’s attempt at a surprise attack.  Romantic lore holds that Gladwin’s Seneca mistress informed him of the western Indians’ plans for an uprising. When Pontiac arrived at the fort with his men, who were concealing weapons under their trading […]


This Day In History (5/21/1758)

“On this day in 1758, 10-year-old Mary Campbell is abducted from her home in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, by Lenape Indians; she becomes an icon of the French and Indian War and backcountry experience.  After her abduction, Campbell lived among the family of Chief Netawatwees in the Ohio Valley.  In October 1758, the British and the […]


This Day In History (Chief Pontiac of the Ottawa)

“On this day in 1763, Major Henry Gladwin, British commander of Fort Detroit, foils Ottawa Chief Pontiac’s attempt at a surprise attack.  Romantic lore holds that Gladwin’s Seneca mistress informed him of the western Indians’ plans for an uprising. When Pontiac arrived at the fort with his men, who were concealing weapons under their trading […]