Monthly Archives: April 2016

Friends made and things learned

The last couple of posts to grace this little corner of the interwebs have been focused on conferences, both past and future.  They’ve gotten me reminiscing  about the many ALHFAM conferences that I’ve attended over the years and I started … Continue reading

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Caps and Boats and Lead Coffins: The ALHFAM Mid-Atlantic Region Conference in Review (and Photos!)

“I knew by mid-morning on Friday (in the deluge) that this was going to be the Mid-Atlantic ALHFAM conference that all others will be measured against for the next ten years. Because everyone who attended is going to be talking … Continue reading

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ALHFAM Annual Meeting & Conference in Baton Rouge–REGISTER NOW!

Registration is now open for the 2016 ALHFAM Annual Meeting and Conference. Join like-minded people at the Rural Life Museum in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from June 12-16. Sign up for the School of the Mule or a field trip to … Continue reading

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Is there “ . . . awkwardness in the pretense of the pretend . . . ?”

“How many of us have cringed, if ever so slightly, when we encountered a costumed, overzealous re-enactor performing a historic narrative . . .” –The Anarchist’s Guide to Historic House Museums. Two weeks ago I shared some impressions on the … Continue reading

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