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Posted on May 12, 2009 in Boardgames

HISTORICON 2009 – Ride to the Sound of the Guns

By Armchair General

“Ride to the Sound of the Guns” – Napoleon’s 1809 Campaign and the Spanish Ulcer is the theme for HISTORICON 2009, North America’s largest historical miniatures gaming convention, sponsored by the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS), July 16–19. The convention will be held at the Lancaster Host Resort & Conference Center, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

This year marks HISTORICON’s silver anniversary – 25 years of games, fellowship, guest speakers, hobby dealers, and miniatures galore! Numerous special activities are planned for this milestone event, including the First Annual HISTORICON Awards for excellence and prominence in historical games and miniatures.

The HMGS War College (formerly the Military Seminar Series) will host such renowned speakers from the fields of military studies, writing, publishing and film. Click here to see a complete list.


Pre-registration opens May 14th.

The gallery of photos below were taken at HISTORICON 2008.