2022 List of Events
February 25 – 26
Echoes of the Past Trade Show in Oshkosh
Wm. Booth, Draper will only have 2 tables for this show with limited stock. If there’s something you’d like us to bring please email ahead. Echoes of the Past trade show includes merchants and classes for reenactors, dealers, educators, related crafts people, historians, and the general public interested in the mid 1700s to the 1860s. It’s open to the public Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-3 with a $5.00 door fee for everyone over 10 years of age. Food is available on site and parking is free.
March 18 – 19
Kalamazoo Living History Trade Show
This is the largest indoor trade show in the Midwest with hundreds of merchants and classes providing goods for pre 1890s reenactors, dealers, educators, related crafts people, historians, and the general public.
April 27 – 30
This event in Big Pool, Maryland represents eastern North America from 1730 to 1790. At the fair you will see merchants, traders, trades people, street vendors, entertainers, individuals, groups, military units, and American Indians portraying the 1730s up to the early republic.
May 6 – 7
Tentative George Washington’s Mount Vernon
This is one of the largest Revolutionary War recreations in the country, has many merchants selling period goods and the house, museums and grounds are expected to be open for touring. Masks are required and everyone is asked to distance.
May 12 – 14
Facebook, Virginia: America’s First Frontier
Wilderness Road State Park 8051 Wilderness Rd Ewing, VA 24248. The recreated frontier home of Joseph Martin is has been rebuilt at this location along with a nearby Native American Indian village along with several wigwams and a longhouse. It will be interesting to see what new activities they do since the raid has been discontinued. Various seminars on 18th century topics are conducted by well known historians and lecturers. There tends to be a large number of merchants along with food served on site along with a large number of settlers.
May 21 – 22
600 Mt Harmon Rd, Earleville, MD 21919. This is a Continental Line and British Brigade National Event. There’s a $10 charge for per person, children under 12 free with a house tour included.
June 23 – 25
Fort Loudoun, PA
This first year market fair has a great line up of merchants attending. There will be food vendors and entertainment as well. A $5 entrance fee for everyone over 17 years of age is charged at the gate.
July 2 – July 4
Old Fort Niagara, NY
A reenactment of the French and Indian War and Old Fort Niagara’s largest event of the year. If you have never been to Fort Niagara this is worth a visit.
July 23 – 24
Battle of Bunker Hill, Revolutionary War Re-Enactment, 568 Main Street Hudson, MA 01749
Sponsored by the American Heritage Museum this event will include period encampments and re-enactors who will tell the tale of this infamous battle. Action will include bombardment of the redoubt on Breed’s Hill, the landing of troops on the Charlestown peninsula, company flank attacks on the Boston shore, and the multiple assaults up Breeds Hill, all done with pyrotechnic effects! It will be a spectacular experience!
August 13 – 15
245th Anniversary Reenactment Battle of Walloomsac
This is a Revolutionary War reenactment at 5157 Route 67 Walloomsac, NY 12090 that attempts to recreate the battle on the ground where it occured 245 years ago.
August 20 – 21
Reenactor Info Nottingham’s 300th Anniversary, Nottingham, NH
This event is part of the 300th anniversery of the city of Nottingham, NH. It’s being organized by the 1st New Hampshire Regiment and will be the first time Wm. Booth, Draper will be there.
September 3 – 4
The Fair at New Boston, Springfield, OH
A 1790 to 1810 early republic trade fair with lots of good demonstrators and merchants. This is a large event with three working taverns, a coffee house, livestock and great entertainment. Laura and Paul worked at this event over 10 years ago and are excited to revisit old friends. There is a small fee for visitors.
September 24 – 25
Brandywine 2022, PA
This will most likely be the major Revolutionary War commemoration for 2022 in the nation! The Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia will set up George Washington’s tent for the weekend and they hope to have over 1,000 participants.
October 7 – 9
Mississinewa 1812, Marion, IN is the largest War of 1812 event in the United States. This event has great entertainment and shopping.
October 1 – 2
Feast of the Hunter’s Moon Lafayette, IN
Feast of the Hunters’ Moon at Fort Ouiatenon is a mid to late 18th century annual fall gathering that has continued for 52 years.