Gen. Rufus Putnam (Ed Schweinfurth) writes a letter to Pres. Washington as the camera crew sets up a shot.
Marietta was probably the only frontier settlement to have its own French bakery. Charlie Einhorn plays baker Francois Thierry.
Director, David Shelburne (left), sets up the "voting scene" where Kit Putnam becomes the first black person to legally vote in Ohio and the Northwest Territory.
Director Shelburne and DP Sherman line up a shot at Schoenbrunn Village while the rest of the crew get ready to dolly.
DP Gary Bush sights in a shot while his assistants mug for the camera.
Recovering in the shade during a hot day of shooting at Fort Laurens, Ohio's only Revolutionary War fort.
One of the many caves of southeast Ohio used to showcase the natural beauty of the early frontier.
A bit of rain makes the winter shoot a bit more uncomfortable for the crew and the Native Indians alike.
Director Shelburne discusses a shot with DOP Gary Bush and Assistant Cameraman, Alex Esber.
Director of Photography, Richie Sherman behind the camera at Schoenbrunn Village
Canters Cave in Jackson County, Ohio provides gorgeous natural scenery as backdrops for our "Eastern Woodlands" Native American Indians.
The crew lines up a dolly shot inside "Col. Oliver's blockhouse."
David Sindeldecker applies makeup to a smallpox victim, Dennis Howard.
Richie Sherman sets a shot of pioneer ladies having "spice bush tea and dry johnny cake" during the "starving year."
Native Woodlands Indians, Jeff Havert and Norm Trendle, are filmed in the natural beauty of Hocking Hills.
Director David Shelburne plans out a shot with DOP Richie Sherman at Schoenbrunn Village.
Behind the camera is Richie Sherman and Assistant Cameraman, Mark Shogren.
Producer, Ellen Shelburne, fine tunes a kitchen scene with a "servant", played by Charity Greene
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