Thursday, 30 January 2020

Tuesday, 28 January 2020

Louisbourg latrine hat

A well-preserved hat has allowed us to open a small window on life in the French colony of Louisbourg in the middle of the eighteenth century. Article here
Pattern information here

Thursday, 23 January 2020

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

From Fort Ticonderoga

#OTD On the morning of January 21, 1757, Robert Rogers and seventy-six of his officers and Rangers ambushed a column of French supply sleds headed from Fort Carillon (later named Ticonderoga) towards Fort St. Frederic at Crown Point. READ MORE:

Sunday, 19 January 2020

Washington's War (Full Movie) - General George Washington and the Revolutionary War

Congress created the Continental Army on June 14, 1775, and John Adams nominated George Washington to serve as the army's Commander-in-Chief. While there were over 230 skirmishes and battles fought during the American Revolution, these are the battles where General Washington personally secured his legacy as "First in War."

Washington: Official Trailer | Three-Night Miniseries Event Premieres Feb. 16 @ 8/7c | History

HISTORY’s six-hour, three-night miniseries event “Washington” will chip away at the bronzed and marbled image of America’s first President and bring to life the man whose name is known to all, but whose epic story is understood by few. Narrated by Emmy award-winning actor Jeff Daniels

Saturday, 18 January 2020

The Old Barracks Trenton in the Seven Years war

The Old Barracks posted some photos recreating the garrison of 1759-60 when the 1st Royals were there.
From David Niescior

Ulster American Folkpark

 Ulster American Folkpark. My favourite place in the UK to reenact the revwar. Here is their Pennsylvania farmhouse and outbuildings.