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Fort Frederick Market Fair 2017

Fort Frederick Market Fair 2017

One of my favorite events is the Fort Frederick Market Fair. This event held annually at Fort Frederick State Park. This is a Maryland state park surrounding the restored Fort Frederick, a star fort active in the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. The market fair is a combination reenactor’s shopping mall […]

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Fort Frederick Market Fair

This year, Linda and I attended our first Market Fair at Fort Frederick in Maryland. I have been hearing about this event for years, but have never gone. I am glad that we finally did so. Located just off I-70 near Clear Springs, MD, Fort Frederick is in and of itself worthy of a visit. […]

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A Hidden Treasure

A Hidden Treasure

On April 24, Mark Tennant and I drove to Oakland, MD for a scheduled Civil War living history. We were to meet up with some other reenactors at the gazebo by the train station,  however, to our dismay, we learned that there had been a glitch and the event had been cancelled, but no one […]

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Cumberland Goes to War 2009

Cumberland Goes to War 2009

From November 6th to the 14th, Cumberland, MD held its second ‘Cumberland Goes to War’ event to commemorate the city’s part in WWII history. While there were activities occuring all week, I attended only on the weekend of November 7-8. This weekend was also the first time that I spent the whole event in my […]

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Williamsport, MD WWII Event 2009

Williamsport, MD WWII Event 2009

Another report from our indefatigable correspondents -  Bill and Linda Donegan: When Kim Bowers invited us to attend the ww2 living history event at Williamsport Md. We had no idea how much fun we would have. This is the second year for this event. Organizers Kim Bowers (RationingBoard@aol.com), Greg Henesy (G.henesy@airborne506.org), Joan Knode (joaneknode@msn.com), and […]

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Cumberland Goes to War

Cumberland Goes to War

While, for various reasons, my health being foremost, I was unable to participate in this event, I did go over on Saturday November 15, 2008 and visit with the reenactors who did set up for this weekend. Partially due to the rain, there was a light turnout of reenactors for this weekend, however in talking […]

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Civil War Bus Trip by Mark Tennant

CIVIL WAR BUS TRIP On Saturday Oct. 25, 2008 I went on a bus trip sponsored by the Mason-Dixon Civil War Roundtable to visit some Civil War sites in the eastern panhandle of W. Va.. Jim Barnes had signed up to go on this trip with me but had to cancel at the last minute […]

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