Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Living in the past - Part Two

As if our journey through one of the first settlements were not enough, on Saturday we decided to spend some time "marching through" history.  We attended a local event called Marching Through Time, which includes re-enactors from ancient Rome all the way up through the modern wars.  We went to this event last year and the boys loved it, so we went again this year.  We enjoyed every moment.  The boys love trying on armor and talking to the re-enactors.  I love history too and am amazed by the wealth of knowledge that these men and women have to the particular regiment that they are "re-enacting."  They truly make history come alive.

Roman soldiers


Celtic nomad soldier dwelling
Another Celt, later century

Viking Ship




German Mercenary 15th century
Training to be a German Mercenary


Long Bow
Ready for battle
Wearing a gauntlet

The privateer trying to convince us he is not a pirate!
Union Civil War soldiers




World War I Soldier from the Ukraine

1 comment:

  1. How awesome! I LOVE that Viking ship. You do the funnest things with your kiddos.

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