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Confessions of a Costumier: Dressing the Tradespeople

September 3rd, 2012

Following our 17th-century Fashion Show last spring, I posted an article highlighting the Laborers and their clothing – next up are the Servants & Tradespeople! These men and women did not Read More

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The Country Life: It’s Harvest Time… Right?

August 20th, 2012

When many people think of the harvest, they think of autumn. But another important time for gathering crops, not to be forgotten, takes place in the heat of the summer! Read More

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The Country Life: Growing our Clothes

July 17th, 2012

As the summer heat drags on, we turn our focus to an important crop we’ve been growing in the Kitchen Garden: flax. This reed-like plant has been used for thousands Read More

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William’s World: We’re So Cheesy

July 9th, 2012

We’ve recently been discussing just how important dairying was, first as a career for the idyllic milkmaids and as a country business that was transported into towns (resulting in a more convenient, but poorer Read More

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Penn’s Pen: Caretaker of a New World

July 1st, 2012

In honor of our upcoming Independence Day, we thought it fitting to share some of William Penn’s thoughts.  In the letter excerpt below, Penn had just received the Charter from King Charles II and Read More

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