Living history

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Blanket Coats and Matchcoats. Finding a pattern for an authentic blanket coat or French capot is not easy. Information on the 17th century to early 18th century capot has been contaminated with western patterns showing blanket coats of many stripes and fringes. The original capot was as far as I am able to discern a simple plain coat made out of blanket material, wrap around with a sash or belt to hold it together. As I have read that French sailors originally wore these coats, I would…

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Fran Norris
Here is our list of the top ten living history museums in America! | Virginia | Indiana | Michigan | California | Connecticut | Arizona | Wisconsin | Massachusetts | Georgia |

COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG (Williamsburg, Virginia) Begun in 1926 by the Reverend Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller Jr., the restoration of this colonial town’s historic buildings eventually encompassed more than 85% of the 18th century capital city’s original area. Today Colonial Williamsburg stands as the world’s largest living history museum, with 301 acres of restored, reconstructed and historically furnished buildings that recreate Britain’s largest, wealthiest and…

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Ashley Adlong