living history


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living history

n
(Education) any of various activities involving the re-enactment of historical events or the recreation of living conditions of the past
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The story of this household is a living history in miniature of the Commune since I have known it, and of all young industrial states.
VISITORS to Bradgate Park can enjoy a trip back in time later this year, as details of a Living History Weekend have been announced.
The second annual American Heritage Living History Show takes place Saturday and Sunday, Jan.
Living history, homefront demos, military displays, music, food, entertainment, swing dance.
More than 10,000 historical reenactors, history enthusiasts, collectors, and members of the general public from the United States and Canada are expected to attend the 42nd annual Kalamazoo Living History Show.
Cuomo today announced the official opening of the Lock E-13 Living History Rest Area along the New York State Thruway in the Mohawk Valley.
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living History contains such details about Hillary's life, as well as information about United States and world history.
Misencik, a former airline captain and member of a living history foundation in Virginia, relates how teenager Sally Townsend, sister of Robert Townsend (a member of the Culper Ring, George Washington's spy network), helped her brother gather intelligence while flirting with enemy soldiers like Ernst Wintzingerode, John Andre, and John Graves Simcoe during the American Revolution in Oyster Bay, Long Island.
From my years of experience as an interpreter and history teacher, living history is one of the best methods to teach history because students remember.
Events for the free weekend, on August 30 and 31, take place at Barry Tourist Railway and Barry Island, with a living history encampment at Hood Road field, Barry Waterfront.
1) Among the celebrations that can be categorized as living history are the modern mountain man rendezvous, Revolutionary War reenactments, World War I and II battle reenactments, the Renaissance fair, and Civil War reenactments.
THE World War One fighting men of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment will live again in a living history, interactive museum event in Birmingham The sound of hobnailed boots will ring around the halls and galleries of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery as men from the regiment visit the city in search of new recruits to swell the ranks in the fight against Kaiser Bill.