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

33rd Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous
June 16 - 23, 2023

Hidden Hollow Camp
8672 Richman Road
Lodi, Ohio 44254


Zeke Flegel

Pre-registration deadline
May 26, 2023

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

Public Visitors:
(No registration required)
Donations accepted at the gate.

--NMLRA members and spouse
or significant other - $60 each
--Non-members - $70 each
--Children 17 and younger - free
Registration at gate - add $25
per adult
--Early set-up - $5/day per
adult if not pre-registered

Commercial Traders and Commercial Blanket Traders In 2023 the rules have changed. There will not be a Sutler / Vendor designated area and early Tuesday setup has been discontinued. Wednesday setup will be the standard and with individual registrations only, but you must mark on your registration form if you intend to sell goods. Since Trader fees have been removed both sellers must comply with trade rules.

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

Mail completed registration form
with a check made out to

PO Box 5073
Stateville, NC, 28687

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, 2022.)

For more registration
information, contact NRLHF at:

NRLHF info:

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

To print a Gate registration form,
click here.

Rendezvous Rules
All NRLHF rules and regulations apply.
Please help us keep this event primitive. Clothing, lodges and accoutrements must be from the period 1640-1840 in North America.

No modern footwear or sunglasses may be worn unless medically required. Period eyeware is encouraged. Hearing protection is encouraged on the shooting range.

No modern weapons permitted.

Artillery must be inspected in advance of firing, and may be used only in designated areas.

Propane, kerosene, lighter fluid and similar flammable materials are not permitted.

No smoking in hooters.

Do not do dishes or rinse chamber pots at water stations. This causes a serious sanitation risk.

Other information: Please tie trash bags for pickup. DO NOT dump contents of chamber pots into trash bags. Needles must be properly discarded.

Handicapped participants must abide by rendezvous rules as much as possible. Carts and walkers are allowed.

NRLHF follows ADA rules for service dogs. No pets are allowed on the grounds.

Photography equipment must be covered when not in use. NO flash photography.

A minimum of 2 gallons of water is required in an open container within 5 feet of fire pits, braziers and other open flames.

Do not cut live trees or brush.

People in possession of furs, feathers and other wildlife parts should contact the Ohio Department of Natural Resources District 2 office for legality questions, 419-424-5000.

Conduct which disrupts the peace and order of camp may result in expulsion from the event. Stealing, fighting and illegal drug use WILL result in expulsion.

Ice will be available for purchase and delivered daily.

Toilet facilities will be portable toilets. No showers are available.

2022 Old Northwest Territory Primitive Rendezvous
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