Living history


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Living history

Interpretive programs, generally in conjunction with historic sites, that emphasize participating activities involving visitors and re-creations of historical events and techniques.
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Members of Lord Thomas Grey's Regiment of Foote, part of The Sealed Knot, will recreate the lives of members of the Regiment and its followers through a living history encampment, displays and mock skirmishes to show the Regiment in action.
The Fairchilds participate in around 20 living history shows a year from January to November, mainly throughout the Midwest, stretching from as far south as Kentucky to as far north as the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Living history reenactment of Pacific combat with simulated battle and WWII vehicles and weapons.
The show attracts more than 270 artisans and vendors of pre-1890 living history supplies and related crafts from throughout the United States and Canada.
Located along one of the most scenic sections of the Erie Canal and Mohawk River on the New York State Thruway (I-90) westbound at milepost 187 between exit 28 (Fultonville) and exit 29 (Canajoharie), the Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area encourages New Yorkers and visitors alike to explore the Upstate waterway through Governor Cuomos Path Through History initiative.
Unprompted and natural learning can take place with unscripted living history.
The Hood Road site, opposite Barry Premier Inn, will feature First and Second World War living history encampments, plus a modern army field kitchen, a display by the Territorials and cadet organisations, including Barry's 372 Squadron.
2) Further clarification comes from David Peterson, who wrote, "People writing and talking about living history largely agree that the term refers to those who appear in historical clothing and do historical work in a historical setting.
It is being organised by the Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1914-1918 living history group.
A spokesperson for the Trust said: "The living history weekend will be an opportunity for the public to see inside this important building and explore the footpath trails.
If it all gets a bit noisy, visit the Living History Village, where costumed traders and craftsmen will talk about their skills and way of life.
The group, named after a helmet of the time, will make its debut when it stages a Living History event on the Ford & Etal estate, which is near the 1513 battlefield.