Ft. Erie sutlers
As a matter of curiosity, which sutlers (if any) are coming to Ft. Erie
this weekend? I'll be there either way, but after the complete and total
no-show at Ft. Meigs in May I'm curious...
John J. Ogden
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- There will be 30 merchants and sutlers at Fort Erie. I spent the better part of the day laying out the row, and to say that we're crowded would be an understatement. (Merchants: bring your shoehorns and prepare to cross ropes!)
4 and 20 Blackbirds
Coghlin and Upton
Cyrus Wakefield, Inc.
Eldon Blanket Trading
The Elegant Thimble
Glen Farms Past Times
Great Lakes Confederacy
Head of the Lake Trading
Helmut and Co.
Joseph the Chandler
Linda's Early Fashions
The Lion and the Unicorn
The Lion's Den
Lucy Locket Children's Wear
Miss Linda's Millinery and the Frontier Artist
The Norfolk Mercantile
Rif Raf Trading
The Shooter's Pouch
I can't speak for others WRT Fort Meigs, but for myself, it now costs so incredibly much to cross the border into the US (legally, that is) that it simply doesn't make financial sense unless I've got two, or preferably three US events lined up in a row (not to mention the incredible investment of time that it takes to prepare for such a crossing). Particularly when the event has historically been small, like (alas!) Fort Meigs has been, I just can't afford to go for it alone. I am currently looking at an additional event next May in the US (different time period, though), that might allow me to make it to Fort Meigs as well. Fingers crossed, we'll see how it goes.
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, John Ogden <johnjogden@...> wrote:
> As a matter of curiosity, which sutlers (if any) are coming to Ft. Erie
> this weekend? I'll be there either way, but after the complete and total
> no-show at Ft. Meigs in May I'm curious...
> John J. Ogden
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]