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A Day in Time

You know what’s wrong with most reenactments and living history events?

They’re not actual days. They’re fragments of many days jammed together like a fractured mosaic. 139 more words

Living History

Men, Women, and Work

After a late afternoon meeting that left me raw from the way men speak over, interrupt, and dismiss women, I began to think again about a conversation I’d had with a friend at lunch about women’s roles at living history events, primarily military, but also militia, so let’s call them Gun Shows. 268 more words


Harvest Supper at Apple River Fort

The basics: Apple River Fort is located in Elizabeth, IL. It’s a little fort from the Black Hawk Wars. To welcome autumn, they have an intimate supper for the public (advanced ticket purchase necessary). 227 more words

19th Century Clothing

Battle of Pleasant Hill 2013

These are the photos I took. I think I was having too much fun to take any more. This was actually my first reenactment I went to and I so enjoyed it! 51 more words

Meryton Living

Treasured Finds!

So a couple days ago I found some pictures that I thought I had lost. These pictures were from the Pleasant Hill reenactment in 2013 and the Civil War Weekend in 2013. 6 more words

Meryton Living