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Welcome to the online home of the BAR SHOT, newsletter for the Northwest Department of the Brigade of the American Revolution.  This site holds the most current, as well as past issues of the SHOT to keep you informed of Northwest Department events.  To learn more about the Brigade of the American Revolution, click here.

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2023 Event Schedule
(Calendar listings hold links to event notices if available)

March 25-26              NW Dept. Firelock Match, Log Cabin Gun Shop

                                   Lodi, Ohio 

​                                   Log Cabin Gun Shop

                                   Bob Kashary, coordinator


April 15-16                 NW Dept. School, Campus Martius

                                   Marietta, Ohio

                                   Marietta Museum

                                   Bob Kashary, coordinator

 May 6-7                     Ohio Civil War Show

                                   Richland County Fairgrounds, Mansfield, Ohio  


                                   Ohio Civil War Show Webpage   

                                   Bob Cairns, coordinator

June 17-18                245th Anniversary of Monmouth Courthouse

                                  Freehold, New Jersey

                                  New Jersey Parks and Forests

                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator

July 15-16                 Fort Laurens State Memorial

                                  Bolivar, Ohio  


                                  Fort Laurens Webpage

                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator


September 24           Brecksville Parks Fallfest

                                  Breaksville, Ohio

                                  Fall Fest Webpage

​                                  Bill Lucas, coordinator


October 13-14           Pioneer Village

                                  Rogers, Ohio


                                  Friends of Beaver Creek State Park

                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator


October 27-28           Fort Steuben

                                  Steubenville, Ohio 

                                  Old Fort Steuben

                                  Bob Cairns, coordinator


Watch your email and the page for event information mailings.

Northwest Department


Board of Directors

Commander - Bob Cairns, 8th PA  email

Deputy Commander - Dave Miller, 5th VA  email

Adjutant - Bob Kashary, 5th VA  email

Inspector - Bill Lucas, 23rd R.W.F.  email

Paymaster - Ken Tischler, 64th Ft.  email

Member At Large - Joe Forte, Dept. of Geographers  email

Member At Large - Diane Miller, 5th VA  email

Member At Large - Doug Wechter, 1st Jagers  email

Past Commander - Jack Rogers, 5th VA Regt. 

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