Tag Archives: Civil War Re-enactment

Teaching 8th Graders Through Civil War Living History

How do we teach and inspire the next generation to value history? It’s a question looming in the minds of many in the history field. Museums, National Parks, historical sites, and organizations are trying a variety of ways to engage … Continue reading

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“Aren’t You Dying?”

The re-enactment season begins on the West Coast with the advent of warm weather, and I’m bracing myself for this question. It doesn’t matter if I’m rolling bandages in my civilian “home” or standing in the vendor area signing books. Somebody comes … Continue reading

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