Koh-Koh-Mah & Foster Living History Encampment LLC

 

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Koh Koh Mah is a "juried event."  If you are a guest, please visit our site wearing modern clothing.  Thank you!!

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Koh-Koh-Mah & Foster Living History Encampment Sept. 15 & 16, 2018

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Check out some new exciting things happening at KohKohMah for 2017!

Preparing for battle at KohKohMah!

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KohKohMah has over 1,000 re-enactors. "Family Fun & Educational!"

The woods are full of 1700's camps including the finest native village east of the Mississippi and also merchants, demonstrators, blanket traders & military camps.

"It has been said KohKohMah is the Super Bowl of Re-Enactments"

Bring your appetite to KohKohMah and enjoy great food at reasonable prices!

...............Tracking the Legend of Koh-Koh-Mah............... Track the Legend thru Art with Joe Cross and Al Conner at the Log Cabin daily as they Portray Chief KohKohMah & David Foster.
See Schedule page for times!

Ida Gordon's conception of Chief Kokomo in 1959.Click the picture to find this photo in the Howard County Historical Society Associated Records.

Chief Kokomo
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Artist - Ida Gordon

This picture was used on a Post Card in 1979 with a written story of the Chief's life. It was also used as advertisement for the Kokomo Rubber Company. Click the image to link to Howard County Historical Society Associated Records.

Chief Kokomo
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Artist/Photographer Unknown

After a conversation and tip from Dave Foster, a famous Cheyenne Indian Chief's name came into the Legend search. F.A.Rinehart photographed the Chief in 1898. Click the image to link to Wikpedia.

Chief Wolf Robe
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Photographer - Frank Rinehart

In 2005 Patty Host painted a picture of Joe Cross posing as Chief Koh-Koh-Mah influenced by paintings from George Winter while observing the Potawatomi and Miami Indians. Click the picture for a Tippecanoe County Historical Society link to George Winters art.

Chief Koh-Koh-Mah
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Artist - Patty Host

To order a print and learn why David Foster selected Marcia K. Moore to reconstuct the Legendary Ma-Ko-Ko-Mo select the picture and link to Marcia's website.

Chief Ma-Ko-Ko-Mo
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Artist - Marcia K. Moore

 The Log Cabin will be a main point of interest to visit through out the day. It will be transformed into an Art/Artifact Gallery.

Please step inside and meet your Host Kim Wilson!

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"Family Fun" Join in the Children's Parade led by Jack the Working Dog to the Native Drum Dance!

The Parade will start at the log cabin area and circle through the surrounding areas gathering participants as it goes and end back at the stage area for a Native Drum & Dance Circle!

See Schedule page for start time!

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After the Parade meet Jack the Working Dog and his friends!

Pick the picture below to visit Murphy the Working Dog's Facebook page!

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10 Miles West of Kokomo, Indiana
(Sorry No Pets Allowed)
Adults $8.00 ~ Senior Citizens & Students $6.00
Children 5 and under free

Koh Koh Mah is a "juried event."  If you are a guest, please visit our site wearing modern clothing!!  Thank you.

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The woods is full of 18th Century camps and enthusiastic
reenactors in beautiful Wildcat Valley of Western
Howard County every third weekend of September.

Visit the different camps, British & French Military, 
Eastern Woodland Indian Village, 
Voyageur, French Milice, Scout  & Demonstrator Camps
A perfect setting to learn about the
French & Indian War and also local history
of Howard County and the city of first, Kokomo,IN.
which is part of the Wabash Valley area.

Hear Chief Koh-Koh-Mah speak of the battles his ancestors fought.

Meet David Foster the founder of the first
trading post in Howard County. Hear for
yourself how Kokomo got its name.

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**** KOHKOHMAH is EDUCATIONAL and FUN for the FAMILY! ****

**** COME AND JOIN US, YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU DID! ****
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Germans & Kids having a great time at KohKohMah!

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Experience many demonstrations of 1700's wilderness life during the French & Indian War period.

Enjoy great food, drink and music.

Purchase something from the past on Trader's Row.

Watch how crafts were done in the 1700's.

Visit the Military Camp, Demonstrator Camp, Longhunter Camp, Voyageur Camp and the Eastern Woodland Indian Village.

Hear God's message as it was given in the 1700's.
Church Service is at 9 AM Sunday in the amphitheatre.

but most of all.........
"Have a Good Ole Time"

kohkohmahfoster@aol.com or 765-513-8848 to

Contact Bob Auth for a Reenactor registration or application form

or for information about Friday's School Program on Sept. 14th 2018.

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Fun Music at KohKohMah

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Lot of things to see and experience at KohKohMah

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French Marines 

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Great Food & Smells Yum Yum at KohKohMah

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Kids enjoy the Childrens Parade & Native Drum Dance!

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Cannons come in all sizes at KohKohMah

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Free Camping at the Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival - August 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2018. Bluegrass bands from all around the country are already scheduled to play. If you are looking for a fun family time. Pick the banjo to visit the website..........