Woodsmoke XXXVI medallion

The official medallion for Woodsmoke this year is a representation of a gorget, which were crescent-shaped metal pendants worn around the neck on a chain, ribbon, or leather thong. Originally, the gorget was designed to protect the wearer’s throat from sword slashes, but in the 18th and 19th centuries became an indication of the wearer’ rank, or that he … More Woodsmoke XXXVI medallion

Woodsmoke XXXVI to be held February 17-19, 2017

Dear Scoutmasters and Unit Leaders, Woodsmoke Rendezvous was postponed until the weekend of February 17 – 19, 2017 (President’s Day weekend) due to the recent fire ban.  The Alabama Forestry Commission has lifted the burn restrictions, and the Brigade is planning for a great event! We hope that your unit will still plan to attend Woodsmoke … More Woodsmoke XXXVI to be held February 17-19, 2017

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 below to view the site.  If you have … More Interesting websites