Interesting websites

There are many websites that deal with the Rendezvous era in American history. Click on the picture to see a list of sites where you can get ideas for your personal gear or rendezvous camp, or just to learn more about our fascinating ancestors and how they lived!  Click on the highlighted links in red below to view the site.  If you have a suggestion for a site to be listed here, please leave a comment below for the Scribe.

Contemporary Makers at – This site displays items that contemporary gunsmiths, blacksmiths, bladesmiths, engravers, horners, leatherworkers, quillworkers, and various other artisans are producing today to honor the makers of the past.


Mississinewa 1812 at – According to this site, “Mississinewa 1812 is the largest War of 1812 living history event in the United States.  Sponsored by the Mississinewa Battlefield Society Inc, Marion, Indiana, . . .  It is a historical commemoration of the Battle of Mississinewa fought here on December 17-18, 1812.”  The site contains hundreds of photos of this annual event, including pictures of camp gear, uniforms, and outfits that were in use just prior to the Rendezvous era.

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