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(listed in alphabetical order)

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Clothing, Patterns, Books, Accessories, Sutlers, and Other Suppliers of Cool Old-Time Stuff


Musicians and Poets

Entertainers, Historians, and Other Neat People

Guns, Leather and so forth

Historical Events

Historic Societies and Clubs


Locations - Historic and Modern

Unique and Diverse



Ageless Patterns
Your online source for authentic vintage Victorian reproduction patterns, 1867-1915.

Buckaroo Bobbins
Wild West Haberdashery – Patterns, corsets, buttons, conchos, jewelry, books and much, much more!
Aspen Filly’s Merchandise
Quality Custom Clothing and Custom Engraving

Denise Nadine Design
Creative, Original Costume & Clothing for Ladies & Gentlemen

Coon Creek Old West
Specializing in unique Old West Cowboy gear, Indian War, Civil War, Spanish-American War and Mexican Punitive Expedition accoutrements, and 1850-1900 historical literature.

Gentlemen’s Emporium
Authentic Products and Old-Fashioned Service

18th century reproduction clothing and accessories.

Laughing Moon Mercantile
Purveyors of Sewing Patterns, Clothing & Accessories

Lisa Sorrell Custom Boots
The Scarlet Scarab
A provider of historically accurate accoutrements for 18th Century Re-enactors (and others with interest into the Age of Piracy thru the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade eras as well).

Saundra Rox Altman’s:
Past Patterns
The Historical Pattern Company dedicated to Accuracy since 1979.
Traditional Tanners
Tanning Supplies
Brain and Bark Tanned Leathers
Truly Victorian
Costume patterns from the 1840’s to the 1890’s. Specializing in (but not limited to) the Bustle Era.

Wild West Mercantile
An on-line source for good reproduction men’s and women’s wear, accessories, books and more.
Vintage Victorian
In addition to publishing books on historical fashions Vintage Victorian offers other services: 
Historical Reproduction Clothing, Corsets, Undergarments, Hats and Accessories
Wilde Weavery
Hand-woven textiles of the highest quality. Your source for the finest hand-woven blankets, sashes, and straps, as well as handmade shooting bags, haversacks, knapsacks, and other accoutrements for the reenacting enthusiast or anyone interested in the décor of early America.





American Vernacular Dance
American Vernacular Dance (AVD) hosts a monthly swing dance, vintage ballroom tea dances, and more!

Cathy Ewing
“If You Can’t Dance”
Group/Private Dance Lessons


“If You Can’t Dance…”

Chris Kermiet
Caller of traditional squares, Contras, Community dances, English Country Dance, Celtic Ceili Dances.

Colorado Friends of Old time Music and Dance, your information source for traditional dancing and music around Boulder, Denver and the Front Range.

The Commonwealth Vintage Dancers
Since 1983, the Commonwealth Vintage Dancers have been reconstructing, performing and teaching social dances of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries.

The Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance
A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic ballroom dance, celebrating 28 Years of Historic Dance.

Grand Traditions Vintage Dance Academy
Grand Traditions has been sponsoring dance classes and balls in Ann Arbor, Michigan since 1990.

Walter Nelson’s
Mass Historia
Includes a calendar of dance and history events in Southern California.

The Social Daunce Irregulars
Dedicated to keeping the tradition of 19th Century ballroom dancing alive in our otherwise gray and pedestrian world, and providing our guests with an enjoyable and authentic Victorian dance experience.

John Burrows'
Victorian Events Calendar

Village Arts Coalition
For participatory dance, music and performances.




Bill Barwick
“A Cowboy’s Cowboy-Song Singer” Award Winning Western Music


Dave Bourne
Itinerant Piano Player Extraordinaire
Grandview Victorian Orchestra
Elegant Music from Times Gone By

Henry the Fiddler
Western Swing, Old Timey, Bluegrass, Blues, Folk, Country, Rock, Pop, Movies and Broadway, Gypsy/Hungarian, Spanish/Mexican/Latin and many of the European ethnic styles.

Juni Fisher
Singer, Songwriter, Entertainer
Many Winds Music, Inc.
Eric Many Winds Herrera
Native American Flute Artist, Actor and Storyteller.

Susan Merrill,
a.k.a. Lasso the Cowgirl
Western Songstress, Storyteller and Poet, offering the very best in children’s and family entertainment since 1999.
Bill Ramsel
Traditional Mountain Man music for the adventurer's soul.
Sweet Song String Band
The Sweet Song String Band specializes in the traditional music and popular music of 19th-century America.
Time Travel Music
by Rex Rideout
Music for any event in the 19th Century.




Kathy Hollmann, a.k.a.
Morning Dove
SASS 2008 Western National Ladies’ Overall Champion, 2008 Junior Division and Ladies’ Overall World Champion, and  CMSA 2008 Ladies Limited Division World Champion !!!

Bob Munden
Munden Enterprises, Inc.
Bob Munden – World-Renowned Exhibition Shooter, Entertainer, Master Gunsmith and The Fastest Gun Who Ever Lived!

Susan Marie Frontczak –
“Give me a place to stand and I will take you somewhere else.”

John Voehl,
As President Abraham Lincoln
The person and character of the 16th and greatest President comes alive with a presentation or appearance by John Voehl, a lifetime member of the Association of Lincoln Presenters.


GUNS, LEATHER and so forth

Aspen Filly’s Merchandise
Custom Engraving and Quality Custom Clothing

Chiappa Firearms
Fine replica firearms

Cowboy Shooters Supply
“Specializing in Cowboy Guns & Reloading Supplies”

Creations by Graham
Unique, handcrafted gun carts, log furniture & home décor

F.LLI Pietta
Historical Weapons Reproduction

Kirkpatrick Leather Supply
Kirkpatrick Leather Company has been manufacturing quality leather holsters since 1950, offering the best selection of western gunbelts in the market today.

Long Hunter Shooting Supply
Specializing in cowboy action shoot arms and repair, ammo to components.

Purdy Gear
Custom Leather Goods




Durango Heritage Days
A weekend event to educate and entertain all who love the history of the Old West and wish to hearken back to the time of Durango’s beginnings.

High Plains Chautauqua
High Plains Chautauqua (HPC) recreates the turn-of-the-century traveling tent Chautauqua that brought education and entertainment to communities in the form of lectures, concerts, and plays.

Kalamazoo Living History Show
Largest juried show in the Midwest devoted to living history and accoutrements.





Crazy 'Bout History, Inc.
Created to help keep local history alive along the Mississippi river of South Louisiana.
Dacotah Territory Muzzle Loaders
Black powder shooters club

Gold Camp Victorian Society
The Gold Camp Victorian Society, Inc. is dedicated to the preservation of the history of Cripple Creek, Colorado, and surrounding areas.

Prescott Victorian Society
A non-profit organization of men and women who share a common interest in the history and fashions of the Victorian Era, the years 1837 through 1910.

The Single Action Shooting Society (SASS)
The Closest You’ll Get to the Old West Short of a Time Machine!

The Tesoro Cultural Foundation
The Tesoro Cultural Center (Tesoro means "Treasure" in Spanish) is committed to protecting and making available to the community the artistic treasures of our American past.

The Utah ALRA
The American Longhunter Rifle Association

Victorian Aid Society
We make history fun with activities which emphasize local history, taking you back in time.
Scott Hinkle’s
We Make History
An educational enterprise devoted to bringing history to life in the context of a creative, interactive, inspirational and family friendly environment.

You Can Live History
You now have the opportunity to
experience American history in a personal way!




Apishapa Studio
Steven H. Maddock
“My work is contemporary western. Subject matter is primarily the human figure. A love of history, classical study, and a sense of humor directs my work.”

Bob Boze Bell
Original Western Art

Charlotte Whatley Paper Dolls
Simply Extraordinary



LOCATIONS - Historic and Modern

Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site
Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site features a reconstructed 1840’s adobe fur trading post on the mountain branch of the Santa Fe Trail.

Country Cabins Inn
Experience Mountain View, Wyoming Cabin Lodging!

Downtown Historic Bed & Breakfast of Albuquerque
Located in the heart of historic downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, stay in the Heritage House and Spy House.
Fensalden Inn
“Historic 1850’s Stagecoach Stop on beautiful Mendocino Coast”

The Fort
Food and Drink of the Early West

Fort Bridger
Wyoming State Historic Site
Established in 1843 by Jim Bridger and Louis Vasquez.
Fort Langley National Historic Site
Original Fur Trade Era building c. 1840
Fort Laramie National Historic Site
Fort Nisqually Historic Site
Fort Nisqually was built by the Hudson's Bay Company as an outpost for fur trade.
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
 Built by the American Fur Company in 1828, Ft Union became the headquarters for trading.

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Fort Vancouver was the headquarters for Hudson's Bay Company operations in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia, 1825-49.

Museum of the Fur Trade
Exhibits of trade good, weapons, furs and other items from the Fur Trade.
Museum of the Mountain Man
The Museum presents a visual and interpretative experience into the romantic era of the Mountain man and provides a comprehensive overview of the Western Fur Trade's historical significance.

Old Mission State Park
The oldest standing building in all of Idaho is found here, in the Coeur d’Alene’s Old Mission State Park.
Old Fort Niagara
Old Fort Niagara is a National Historic Landmark and New York State Historic Site that welcomes more than 100,000 visitors every year.

Palace of the Governors
Originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain’s seat of government for what is today the American Southwest, the Palace of the Governors chronicles the history of Santa Fe, as well as New Mexico and the region.

The Historic Plains Hotel
The Historic Plains Hotel has been a proud fixture of Cheyenne for almost a century, first catering to Wyoming's earliest captains of industry in 1911.

Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch
Named "Best Family Vacation" by Frommer's Colorado guidebook and rated among the “Top Ten Colorado Dude Ranches” by True West Magazine, Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch offers year ‘round outdoor adventure.



Buckhorn Builders
“Quality with a Personal Touch”


Cowboy Closet
Saddles, Tack, Horses, and more for sale or trade.

Gene Michaels Restoration
Providing restoration services for the Fort Collins and surrounding markets, from Cheyenne to Denver, for over 25 years, and also providing services to antique dealers and auction houses in New Jersey and New York.

High Noon Western Americana
High Noon is the world’s most powerful window to the art, the crafts and cultural legacy of the Native American Indian, the Cowboy, the Vaquero and the Old American West.

The History Channel
History Made Every Day
The History
IAGA – Indian Artifact Grading Authority
The IAGA is the premiere artifact grading service for establishing the grade of your artifact based assets.

Kona Cowboy Coffee Company
Jack Shuster

Luminous Media
Luminous Media is dedicated to liberating creative potential -- unlocking the essential story and vision living inside every project.

Major Photography
Art & Sima Zaldivar, a.k.a. Artie & Sexie Sadie Fly
“Classic Victorian Portraiture and Special Events”

True West Magazine
“Preserving the American West”