Non-profit 501(C)3
The National Rendezvous and Living History Foundation invites you to the

2015 Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous
June 24 - July 1, 2015

Gallatin Fairgrounds & Park
US 127,
Glencoe, KY



Gary Flegel
(330) 421-7451

Doug Palaski

Kelly Flegel

Jessie Witschey

Aide de camp
Zeb Flegel

First Aid
Greg Leopold

Cathy Schweingruber

Dan Saunders

Sam Wade
Rob McDonald

Hawk & Knife
Kevin Orndorff
Bob Sherman

Don Diehl

Vicki Johnson

Trade Captain
Dan'l Cain

Highland Games
Dave Guy

Laura Wade
Winne Hensley

Mike Kaufman

Pre-registration deadline
May 24, 2015

Please register in advance if possible.
It helps with deciding on number of
port-a- johns, amount of wood,
amount of food and other decisions.

--NMLRA members and spouse
or significant other - $45 each
--Non-members - $55 each
--Children 17 and younger - free
--Dependants 18 and older -
$22.50 each
--Registration at gate - add $10
per adult
--Early set-up fee - $5/day per
adult if not pre-registered
--Trader fee - $35
--Commercial blanket trader - $10

For a printable registration form
from the NRLHF website,
click here.

Mail completed registration form
with a check made out to

PO Box 376
Hershey PA, 17033

To register online, visit and click on
"Shopping Cart" on the menu bar. You
may pay through a Paypal
account.  Your paperwork will be
waiting for you at the gate, or
better yet, fill out a registration
form and take it with you.
(Please note: To pay online you
must wait until after January 1, 2014.)

For more registration
information, contact NRLHF at:

Fax: 717-707-0718
NRLHF info:

For information about event
rules and regulations, ethics,
trade rules and other
information, please
click here.

To print a registration form,
click here.

Gate hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. for early setup Wednesday, June 18, and Thursday, June 19, as well as for general setup Friday, June 20.

On Public Days Saturday & Sunday, June 21 & 22 participants may bring vehicles into camp for setup or tear down 7-9 a.m. and must leave by 10 a.m., or 5-7 p.m. and must leave by 8 p.m.

On Non-Public Days Monday thru Friday June 23 thru 28 participants may bring vehicles into camp for setup or tear down 8-10 a.m. and must leave by 11 a.m., or 3-5 p.m. and must leave by 6 p.m.

Gate hours will be strictly enforced.

Beginning Friday, June 20, period clothing is required. Please move your vehicle to the parking lot immediately after you finish setting up.

Opening ceremony is 5 p.m. Friday, June 20.

Early set up: There is no time limit for setup Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, June 18 - 20 There will be no early setup fee Wednesday and Thursday, June 18 & 19, for campers registered in advance. Non-registered people arriving before Friday will be charged $5 per person per day.

Public days: Public days are June 21 -24 and June 26 from 10am - 4pm Gate fee is $5 for everyone 13 and older. Admission is free for children ages 12 and younger and active service personnel with valid ID.

All clothing, lodges and accoutrements must fit into the 1640-1840 time period in North America. Absolutely no modern footwear or sunglasses, unless medically required. Period eyewear is encouraged. Modern eye and ear protection is allowed on the firing line only. All modern items (coolers, cans, bottles, plastic, etc.) must be kept out of sight at all times. Turn off cell phones or set them on vibrate and keep them out of sight. Keep cameras hidden when not in use. No flash photos.

Wood, water, port-a-johns and trash pickup will be provided. Ice will be sold daily. NO propane, kerosene heaters, Coleman lanterns or charcoal lighter fluid will be permitted, except for approved food vendors.

DO NOT dump the contents of chamber pots into a trash bag. Needles must be properly discarded.

There will be no separate areas for long-term camps or primitive pack-in.

Emergency message contact number: To reach a staff member to deliver a message, please call Gary Flegel (330) 421-7451. Emergency: Contact Medina County Sheriff's Office Emergency Dispatch 330-725-6631 330-225-8180 330-336-6650) or dial 911 in an emergency.

Disabled participants: Abide by pre-1840 rules as much as possible. Carts, walkers and registered service animals are allowed. NRLHF follows federal American with Disabilities Act rules regarding service animals.

Modern camp: A modern camp area will be provided. No hookups.

Animal rules: No pets are allowed in primitive areas. Pets are allowed in the modern area, subject to the NRLHF nuisance policy.

Only horses and mules are permitted in primitive area. Current negative Coggins certificate will be required at the gate. You are responsible in all ways for the health, safety, conduct and feed of your animals. Make sure animals are tolerant of the sight, sounds and chaos of rendezvous. All tack, wagons, buggies and accessories must be period appropriate.

Traders are responsible for all applicable permits, and licenses. Traders are responsible for collection of appropriate sales taxes. NO advertising on hooter fort walls. For questions regarding NRLHF trade rules (including the use of propane) see the trade rules sections of or contact a member of the staff. NOTICE: It is the responsibility of traders and possessors of FURS, CLAWS, FEATHERS, and etc. to be in compliance with State of Ohio and Federal laws.

Sutlers: You are responsible for all collection of taxes or any permits needed. If there is a dispute, the trade captain's decision is final. Trade blankets are subject to trade rules.

Registration: The pre-registration deadline is May 20, 2014. Envelopes must be postmarked and online transactions must be completed by that date. Please allow a few extra days for online transactions.

For NMLRA members and spouse or significant other, advanced registration is $45 each ($90 per couple). For non-members, the fee is $55 each ($110 per couple). The fee for dependants age 18 and older (except a spouse or partner) is $22.50 each. Children ages 17 and younger are free. Registration at the gate for people who have not preregistered will be an additional $10 per person.

Rendezvous fees include a medallion, all competitions and camp dinner. Seminars may have a small fee. A medallion will be required to re-enter the rendezvous, vote in elections or enter competitions.

Trader fees are $35, plus registration fees. Please check trade rules. Commercial blanket trader fee is $10, plus registration. Check trade rules for value amount of trade goods allowed for blanket traders.

To volunteer to help with ice and trash runs or other duties, call a staff member before the event or sign up at the gate.

For more complete listing and details, visit or call 717-312-3016, fax 717-707-0718.


Work weekend rescheduled for next weekend May 10th and 11th. You are welcome to camp if you want to. There will be a porta-john there and wonderful well water. There are a lot of limbs down on the site that need to be gathered and burned. Big tree still need to be cut up and split. Hopefully we can get the grass cut, so bring a mower if you can. We'll supply hot dogs and buns. Bring something to share and beverages. See y'all next weekend.

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