Hogshead Living History: Fashioning Freedom

Join living historian Nastassia Parker as she delves into the social significance of clothing in the 1800s.  Examine replica garments and discover what fashion plates, accessories, and newspaper advertisements revealed about socioeconomic position. Learn how enslaved individuals used clothing to aid in their quest for personal freedom in the North. Cost: Free ($5 suggested donation) The… Continue reading Hogshead Living History: Fashioning Freedom

Virtual Lecture – For Britannia’s Glory and Wealth: The Constitutional Crisis that Led to the American Revolution 

This presentation examines the political and economic causes of the American Revolution beginning at the end of the Seven Years War / French and Indian War through the resistance movements. It will dispel or clarify some of the popular beliefs about the grievances that eventually led the thirteen colonies to break with the Mother Country.… Continue reading Virtual Lecture – For Britannia’s Glory and Wealth: The Constitutional Crisis that Led to the American Revolution