The Wolves of the English are a reenactment group based in the Adirondack State Park, NY. They focus on a group of soldiers and camp followers so named The Wolves" of the English lead by Sir William Johnson during the French and Indian wars onwards in the 1700's. Sir WIlliam Johnson's soldiers were comprised of Mohawk and Mohegan Natives, a handful of Scottish Highlanders, camp followers and Rogers Rangers. They were first called "The Wolves" or "Les Loupes" by their enemy, the French due to their ferocity.
"Our personas, the people we depict are drawn from our own heritages"
The members of the group are intently focused on having and keeping in their historically correct personas, clothing and accoutrements for the persons they depict. Personas include: Rogers Rangers, Scottish Highlanders, Native American Indian warriors, Fur Traders and camp followers.
If you live in the area and are interested in becoming part of "The Wolves" get in touch, we are actively recruiting.
The group attend as many reenactments as they can. Fort William Henry, Fort Klock, Crown Point, Fort Niagra, The Battle at Newtown and Fort Anne.
Sometimes we are very lucky to be interviewed by some amazing journalists!! Below is an article written by New York Times Best Seller Author Tim Rowland for Local ADK Magazine, He and editor Anne Brewster really were great to work with.