18th Century Science Day at Pottsgrove Manor TRANSIT OF VENUS Saturday, September 26, 2020

While we all know the ramification of Enlightenment thinking on politics in the 18th Century, it also had a profound and seminal effect on science.  Prior to the Enlightenment, scientific thought, when it could be separated from theology, was dominated by theories of absolute truth but over the course of the 16th and 17th Centuries this …

FEDERALIST No. 84: Certain General and Miscellaneous Objections to the Constitution Considered and Answered.

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …

Historical Tidbits

When reenacting or acting as a historical interpreter, its good to have a few historical dates and stories to share. This series will publish a few. September 13, 1788 – The US Congress chooses New York City as the Federal Capital under the new US Constitution. 

Young Patriot’s Day Princeton Battlefield State Park Sunday, September 20 from 10 am to 4 pm

CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19 The Princeton Battlefield Society invites all school-age children to come out for a day of American history, demonstrations, activity and fun, including … Re-enactors from the New Jersey Greys who will involve young patriots in activities and demonstrate military drills and artillery“Discover Princeton Battlefield” tours and activities as well as a …

FEDERALIST No. 83: The Judiciary in Relation to Trial by Jury

We are on the eve of a very important election.  Much has been said about the Constitution and what is Constitutional so let’s take a few weeks and look at the foundational letters written by Madison, Hamilton, and Jay arguing for the creation of the US Constitution.  The comment tab is open.  Please share your …