Calendar of Events

Please notify the editor of events, corrections, or broken links by contacting me by email at editor at ga-editor@coht.org , by phone at 229-649-6036 or by mailing at 133 Buck Lane, Box Springs, GA 31801 Thank you!

Any calendar items preceded by the Tommy Trekker symbol are CoHT sanctioned events



February 2 - 4 Colonial Faire and Muster at the Wormsloe State Historic Site, 7601 Skidaway Road, Savannah. For more information, call 912-353-3023 or 912-651-2125. www.wormsloe.org/content/georgia/parks/wormsloe/


February 2 - 4 French and Indian War Winter Encampment Site: Fort de Chartres, IL Contact: Steve Anderson Email: ftdchart@htc.net Fort de Chartres State Historic Site RR 2, Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277 Phone: 618-284-7230 A winter gathering of F & I period re-enactors, camping and competing in a team woods walk, musket competition


February 24 - 25 Monthly weekend at Fort Yargo. Construction on the cookhouse & beehive oven, soap making, work on the quilt and muster of the Gumlog Militia. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


March 9 - 11 4th Annual Greybeard Bash at Macintosh in Georgia at Fort Yargo, in Winder, GA POC Carlos Smith 770-832-2611


March 16 - 18 Mansker's Station Spring Encampment 705 Caldwell Drive, Goodlettsville, TN 37072 615-859-3678


March 23 - 25 Scottish Heritage Days, Fort King George. Fort King George Historic Site, P. O. Box 711 Darien, GA 31305 (912) 437-4770


March 24 - 25 Monthly weekend at Fort Yargo. Continuing construction and preparation of the gardens POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


March 24 - 25 193rd Anniversary of Horseshoe Bend Horseshoe Bend National Military Park, Daviston, AL Contact: Ove Jensen, Horseshoe Bend NMP 11288 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Davidston, AL, 36256 Phone: 256-234-7111 http://data.itc.nps.gov/cale ndar/index.cfm?alphacode=HOBE Participation by invitation only.


March 31 - April 8th 2007 Southeastern Primitive Rendezvous, sponsored by the NMLRA and the NRLHF in Lafayette, GA Booshway: Russell Cutts 706-253-3932 rbc@nativeearth.org , Segundo: Jim Trostle 706-563-6036 trostle@mindspring.com See the information and registration from in this newsletter.


March 30 - April 1 2007 Fort de Chartres Colonial Trade Faire & Musket Frolic, Fort de Chartres State Historic Site 1350 State Route 155 Prairie du Rocher, IL 62277 618-284-7230 or e-mail: ftdchart@htc.net


April 13 - 15th 2007 Fort Toulouse Spring Encampment - Wetumpka, AL Sponsored by Compagne Franche de la Marines Fort Toulouse Aux Alibamons. (334) 567-3002, or ftedu@bellsouth.net, or www.living-history.net/fort/forttoulouse.htm


April 18 - 22 CoHT National Gathering, Fort Osage, Sibley Missouri. Check www.coht.org for details. A registration form is in this newsletter.


April 20 - 22 Olde Towne Artisan’s Faire - North Augusta, SC Visit www.colonialtimes.us, email lynn@colonialtimes.us or call (803) 279-2323 or (803) 279-7560 for more information.


April 21 - 22 Fort Dobbs War for the Empire, 438 Fort Dobbs Road • Statesville, NC 28625 • 704-873-5882


April 28 - 29 Fort Yargo weekend: Continuing construction, lessons on basic 18th century woodworking techniques, continuing garden work, preparation and spinning of wool. Muster of the Gumlog Militia POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


May 2 - 6th Stone Mountain Frontier Days The GA CoHT has been supporting this event for the past several years and have a great time doing it. Stone Mountain provides meals for all CoHT participants; period correct (1600 - 1860) camps and demonstrations are required. Schools are brought in on Thursday and Friday, the general public comes in on the weekend. Early set-up is permitted on Wednesday. No camps can come in or be taken down during the park's business hours - be aware that you will need to wait until after 5 pm to bring a car in to unoad/load. POC is Ms. Linda Whittington Email: whittington@stonemountainpark.com


May 4 - 6 Colonial Trade Faire at Mansker's Station. Goodlettesville, TN. Contact Historical Mansker's Station (615) 859-3678.


May 11 - 13 Raid at Martin's Station. Wilderness Road State Park. Ewing, VA. http://www.martinsstation.com


May 26 - 27 Fort Yargo weekend: Continuing construction, baking in the beehive oven, making of preserves and other 18th century sweets, and work on the garden. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


May 26 - 27 1836 Creek Indian Wars at Westville, Lumpkin, GA Militia and Natives are needed. Bring the women and children along. Space is available for tents, some folks MAY be able to stay in the village houses. Firewood is free. Dinner is provided on Saturday night, and we have traditionally gone swimming afterwards. Contact Bob McLendon directly by phone (334-484-8562)


June 2 - 3 Colonial Times "Under The Crown" North Augusta, South Carolina Visit the website at http://www.colonialtimes.us/ 299 W Spring Grove AVE Historic Saint Pauls Church North Augusta,SC 29861 Phone: (803) 279-7560 Lynn Thompson, lynn@colonialtimes.us


June 1 - 3 37th Annual Fort de Chartres Rendezvous, Fort be Chartres Historic Site ftdchart@htc.net1350 State Rte. 155 Prairie du Rocher Il 62277 (618) 284-7230


June 23 - 24 Fort Yargo weekend: 18th century fishing, housekeeping on the blockhouse, garden work, and the Gumlog Militia muster. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


July 28 - 29 Fort Yargo weekend: 18th century picnic—Public Welcome—”Bring Your Own Basket” POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


August 25 - 26 Fort Yargo weekend: Muster of the Gumlog Militia, 18th century ice cream & lazing around. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


August 30 - September 3 6th Annual GA CoHT Gathering at Talton Woods near Dawsonville in the North GA mountains. Time period is 1600 – 1859. Wood, Straw, Hooters provided. Saturday community supper. Shoots and competitions on blanket prize system. Events for men, women and children. Early registration (July 1 – August 15) camp fee is $10.00 and at-camp registration camp fee is $15.00. Early setup on Wednesday, August 29th. Guests of a CoHT member must camp with that member. Non members may join the CoHT at registration or at camp. Contact GA CoHT State Rep David Wiese, 133 Buck Ln., Box Springs, GA 31801, or 229-649-6036,or ga-rep@coht.org. For additional information visit http://www.coht.org/ga/gathering.html and come join us for a great time. Registration form in this newsletter.


September 7 - 9 Fort Loudoun Trade Faire, Fort Loudoun Historical Society P.O. Box 181 Fort Loudon, PA 17224 (717) 369-3318 secretary@fortloudoun-pa.com


September 22 - 23 Fort Yargo Weekend: Join us for the 2007 Fort Yargo Trade Faire Details to be presented soon! Gumlog Militia will be drilling this weekend. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


September 26 - 30 Living History in Helen, GA We're teaching 18th century skills and lifestyles to a group of homeschoolers that are really interested in what we have to say. We've done this event for the past two years and have gotten a great response for everyone involved - homeschoolers, parents, living historians, and media alike. We need everyone that can help! Veronica Wiese (229) 649-6036, veronica@crookedtreefarm.com


October 6 - 7 Fort de Chartres French and Indian War Assemblage Prairie du Rocher, IL 618-284-7230


October 5 - 7 Fort Dobbs Trade Faire, 438 Fort Dobbs Road - Statesville, NC 28625 704-873-5882


October 27 - 28 Fort Yargo weekend: Continuing construction, smoking meats & cheeses, rendering lard and Tallow for soap and candles, food preservation. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


November 2 - 4 FRENCH & INDIAN WINTER RENDEZVOUS Prairie du Rocher, IL Prairie du Rocher, IL 618-284-7230


November 5 - 11 Fort Toulouse Frontier Days - Wetumpka, AL (334) 567-3002, or ftedu@bellsouth.net, or www.living-history.net/fort/forttoulouse.htm


November 9 - 11 Drums Along the Altamaha, Ft. King George, Fort King George Historic Site, 1600 Wayne St, Darien, GA 31305. (912) 437-4770


November 16 - 18 “Come and Take It!” Fort Morris State Historic Site, Savannah, GA. This American Revolution encampment commemorates Col. John McIntosh's defiant reply to a British demand for surrender, "Come and Take it!" fortmorris@coastalnow.net Fort Morris State Historic Site Sunbury - Liberty Coast 2559 Fort Morris Road Midway, GA 31320 912-884-5999


November 10 - 11 Fort Yargo weekend: Continuing construction, muster of the Gumlog Militia, soap and candle making, and preparations for the Christmas Feast. POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net


December 8 - 9 2007 Christmas Feast at Fort Yargo POC Omer Alexander 770-867-4632 omer77@alltel.net

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