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SPETCHLEY - Photos by Dawn Stringer, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment

Let slip the games of war: Just in time for Christmas 1866, a 30-year-old game creator named Milton Bradley, a lithographer living in Springfield, Mass., ran an advertisement in Colman’s Rural World, a St. Louis-based publication for farmers. The ad promoted his games and amusements as “moral, entertaining, wonderful, and instructive.” Among these wonders was the Myriopticon, a toy panorama containing 22 scenes from the history of the “Rebellion” so recently concluded.

There are still some spaces available in our 2014 Book Group. This year free of charge! Tuesday, January 21 – Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Presented in partnership with Maine Humanities Council MHS Book Group: Making Sense of the American Civil War

2014 Avoncroft - Photos by Claire Morris, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment #HistoryLive

2014 Avoncroft - Photos by Claire Morris, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment #HistoryLive

2014 Avoncroft - Photos by Claire Morris, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment #HistoryLive

2014 Avoncroft - Photos by Claire Morris, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment #HistoryLive

What Happened to the “Global War on Terrorism”? The U.S. is “Fighting for Al Qaeda” in Syria. Americans have been repeatedly told that Al Qaeda under the helm of the late Osama bin Laden was responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Formulated in the wake of the tragic events of september 11, 2001, the U.S. and its allies launched a “Global War on Terrorism”....

AVONCROFT - Photos by Andy Wright, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment

AVONCROFT - Photos by Andy Wright, collected by Claire Morris. Please follow us on @ACWSUK or on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Flickr & Pintrest (ACWSUK) for news & events details, www.acws.co.uk #ACWSUK #civilwar #reenactment