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The Debut of the Victorian Reproduction Tiny House

As I outlined yesterday, the last 4 months have¬†been spent- every waking, non-working, non-raining hour- has been spent getting the tiny house ready for it’s reenacting debut. ¬† 1,102 more words


Sesquicentennial events at Fort Anderson, NC

I came across this while researching the next couple of Civil War timelines. If I was in the Wilmington area, I’d definitely check this out: 97 more words

American Civil War

Same Place, Different Day

We were doing some preliminary planning for an event this fall, and we were considering recreating the 1803 funeral of Important White Guy. Our event is in October; the funeral was in September. 686 more words

Living History

A Reenactor in the Family, or Don't Ever Put Your Mouth Near the Barrel

Curator’s Comments: Today’s Saturday Cinema post of clips from the improv-based show Family Tree is brought to you by an alert reader who shared them with us. 10 more words


[Not Quite] Good Enough Coat

When not working on the Unified Theory of Living History,* I’ve been sewing for the February program in Newport. You know about the skritchy brown gown, 214 more words


Send in the History Clowns

Once upon a time, I called reenactors and costumed interpreters History Clowns. The pilgrims at Plimoth Plantation 25 years ago scared me, and I did not like to visit living history museums. 537 more words

Living History

My interesting and fun in-laws

Have you ever met an expert on the history of war, the evolution of weaponry, and the uniforms and lifestyle of soldiers throughout time? Ken Grant is a famous historian, reenactor, and historical weapons collector. 492 more words