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Rethinking Reenacting Redux

Some of you may recall my friend from the antediluvian age, Dread Scott. He was in town briefly and while I wasn’t able to attend his talk, I got my own special artist’s talk over breakfast. 256 more words

Living History

Visiting the Museum of the American Revolution

These past couple weeks I’ve been lucky enough to get to go visit and hang out with the Gallery Educators and various other staff and friends at the Museum of the American Revolution. 1,165 more words

18th Century

Why Reenact British?

The uncertainty was clear in Mom’s voice. “You’re going to reenact British? Why would you want to do that?” It was a fair question. I had, after all, just announced I was going to start reenacting the Revolutionary War…on the side of the “enemy”. 628 more words

History Buff

Reenacting Memories....Part 1

I don’t remember how I got started in reenacting, but I used to go to quite a few events. I would do a mixture of camping events and day events. 713 more words


Upcoming Civil War reenactment in Pennsylvania

Ilena Di Toro, PR Specialist

The Battle of Antietam

(January 23, 2017, Philadelphia, PA) The 28th annual Civil War Re-enactment will take place on Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, 2017 at Neshaminy State Park, located on 3401 State Road in Bensalem, PA, from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM, rain or shine. 410 more words

Union Army

History Hurts

We have been here before: terrible stays, stays in need of minor mods, and “it isn’t history till it hurts.” New this past weekend was the Busk Bust Blister (Bursting) which didn’t make History hurt, but sure did bring a sting to the wind-down afterwards. 490 more words

Living History