Living History

It isn’t everyday that characters from the Revolutionary War era come to life complete with costumes, drama, and fighting.

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Battle reenactments, a drama about Benedict Arnold, and lots of people (young and old) dressed in period costumes.

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And we got some great hands-on experience, too. The fresh baked bread and freshly churned butter tasted great. Hanissa enjoyed helping make a leg for a stool, stuffing mattresses, and writing with a quill.

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Stocks…a great tool for parents of teenagers. 🙂

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Bonus: the girls got to spend time with friends.

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A great way to spend a Saturday.

~ Regina

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