couple at the
Portreo Wars, an annual
event sponsored by the
SCA (Society for
folks are content to learn about history in books.
are naturally drawn back to simpler times and the way life was
lived decades or centuries ago with a desire to relive the Middle
Ages, the Renaissance,
or find out what life was like during the Civil
War or in old Colonial
these modern day history buffs, living history is a way to experience
part of the challenges and rewards that the people who came before
us experienced first-hand.
the Web, join the romance and adventure that reenactiment offers
with information on how to become a reenactor with locations for the most popular local open-air
museums, reenactment companies and historical faires and feasts
How to Get Started with Reenacting - Check out this extensive and informative guide with tips & advice on getting started and what to expect, finding reenactment groups, choosing a persona and related guide to assembling a costume.
for Creative Anachronism -
The SCA is the world's largest organization of Renaissance and
medieval reenactment companies, with information on associated
groups or 'kingdom's' around the globe, rules and regulations, how to become a Renaissance or medieval reenactor, membership info and related resources.
The Civil War Reenactors Home Page - The grandaddy of CW reenactment with information on how to get started, nationwide chapters, related updates, and a busy online forum.
- Major agricultural, seaport and open-air museum links categorized
by U.S. region, as well as related Europe museums; courtesy of
The Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums.
History Museums - Comprehensive lists of historic houses
and living history museums throughout the U.S. & Canada.
Gettysburg Reenactment - One of America's most talked
about reenactment events with info on ticket purchasing, reenactor
participation and registration, photo gallery and related links.