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At home with an Edwardian Seamstress - a visit to Petworth Cottage Museum

Tucked away among the Victorian Villas is the Petworth Cottage Museum, it was originally an Estate Cottage of the grand Petworth House – it has been restored to how it was back in the Edwardian period – around 1910 when seamstress, Mary Cummings rented the house. 1,236 more words


A School of Her Own: Bringing History and Heart Together

I gazed around the room one more time. The teacher’s bell, the hooks for hanging lunch pails, the well-used desks and the well-loved McGuffeys. Even though I was heading toward new adventures, it was hard to say goodbye. 702 more words

Stories From The Past

Celebrating Dominion Day!

In celebration of our glorious Dominon of Canada, we spent the afternoon at a local living history museum that was offering free admission for Canada Day.   352 more words

Homeschool Happenings

Hardy Souls

I have decided to focus this month on Gulf Coast Sheep rather than Bluefaced Leicester because of a pleasant ovine encounter that I had on Sunday. 663 more words

Colonial Williamsburg Enactors are Totally Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

While watching The Walking Dead last night, my husband and I came to the conclusion that, come the zombie apocalypse (and it’s coming), we want to be in a survival group with living history museum staff. 60 more words


A New Splash Pad & Playscape That's Worth the Trip

There’s no better combo than a splash pad and playground. Add a covered wagon, wildflower garden and maze of fake animal tracks, and your kid will really be a happy camper. 584 more words

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