Category Archives: Historical Clothing and Equipment
Requirement #19 of the American Mountain Men states: Must spend three days and two nights totally alone under primitive conditions and aux aliments du pays [“off the nourishment of the land”]. Here is my story about completing this requirement: AUX … Continue reading
Here is an interesting article from a fellow Word Press blogger. https://historyhysteria.wordpress.com/2016/01/12/to-beard-or-not-to-beard/
AN EXPEDITION ALONG THE GREEN RIVER On November 19, 2015, Aaron Griggs and I left Buena Vista, Co and traveled to Moab, UT. It takes 6 hours to drive from my house to Moab via US Hwy 24 and … Continue reading
June 12-14, 2015 several of us returned to Fort Uncompahgre in Delta, CO for an open house weekend. We had a great time bringing the old fort to life.
Oct 23-26, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Western Territorial Rendezvous at Bent’s Old Fort. I was the auctioneer for the fundraiser.
Oct 9-11, 2014, Violet & I attended the AMM Eastern Territorial Rendezvous near Morris, IL. We had a good time in spite of the ticks. We had a great time with the folks from Illinois and I represented the western … Continue reading
May 17-18, 2014 – We attended an open house at Fort Uncompahgre near Delta, CO. The fort is a re-creation of one of Antoine Robideaux’ fur trading posts. It was in operation from 1828 -1844. I ran the blacksmith shop … Continue reading