Taste of History 2024

The Taste of History is on Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 9am-5pm at Sandstone Village, 763 Milan Avenue, Amherst, Ohio 44001

This event is a partnership with Military History Preservation Group. Vist the group here: https://www.mhpg.us/

FREE ENTRY! Free shuttle and parking at Amherst Junior High School 548 Milan Avenue, Amherst, Ohio 44001

A unique Military Living History event with a fun spin, focusing on the food and rations that fed soldiers across all eras. Sample military chow through the ages for donations! Enjoy military displays, shooting demonstrations, home front and camp follower displays, kids’ activities, vendors and more

Free entrance for attendees, with food samples at Field Kitchens for a donation! Last year, over 2,500 attended and this year is expected to be even bigger.
All eras are welcome, friend and foe, including military, home front and camp followers.

Field kitchens will compete and offer samples of period meals to attendees. Last year, the Revolutionary War kitchen won Best Taste, Best Display and Best Overall, and the German PW kitchen won The People’s Choice!

Free Reenactor and Field Kitchen registration and $50 Vendor registration for The Taste of History is at https://www.mhpg.us/tasteofhistory !
We are also looking for static displays for all eras. This is a great opportunity to share your individual or unit’s impressions with a curious and engaged public. There will also be military surplus and historical vendors. To register as a Reenactor, Field Kitchen or Vendor, go to: https://www.mhpg.us/tasteofhistory

For more information, please contact the Amherst Historical Society (440) 988-7255 or office@amhersthistoricalsociety.org

Thank You to our Sponsors for making this event possible:
Division Sponsors
Amherst VFW Post 1662
AMVETS Post 32 Elyria
Camp Sponsors
Amherst American Legion Post 118
Amherst Eagles F.O.E #1442
Field Kitchen Sponsors
Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
I.B.E.W. Local Union Number 129
Lighthouse Insurance Agency
Vehicle Sponsors
State Representative Joe Miller
Sliman’s in Amherst Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram
Thom Hall and Katie Wohlever
The Fought family
Auxilary to VFW Post 1662, Amherst

For Reenacting, Field Kitchen, and Vendors registration and information:  https://www.mhpg.us/tasteofhistory