Cast Iron Chef Returns to Fort Mifflin

Want an opportunity to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger for an immersive history experience this winter. Come to Fort Mifflin for a taste of life in early 19th century Philadelphia! Join the Regimental Brewmeister and our team of hearth cooks for a unique hands-on experience in early 19th century foodways. Take up an …

Cast Iron Chef Returns to Fort Mifflin

Want an opportunity to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger for an immersive history experience this winter. Come to Fort Mifflin for a taste of life in early 19th century Philadelphia! Join the Regimental Brewmeister and our team of hearth cooks for a unique hands-on experience in early 19th century foodways. Take up an …

Texas and the American Revolution

In discussions on the American Revolutionary War, the contributions of Texas are seldom brought up.[1] But in the 1770s, Texas, inhabited by Spaniards and Native Americans, was a hub of activity. While the signing of the Declaration of Independence occurred on July 4, 1776 in Philadelphia, Tejanos (Texans) manned outposts, guarded New Spain’s claims, and reconnoitered neighboring …

Cast Iron Chef Returns to Fort Mifflin

Want an opportunity to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger for an immersive history experience this winter. Come to Fort Mifflin for a taste of life in early 19th century Philadelphia! Join the Regimental Brewmeister and our team of hearth cooks for a unique hands-on experience in early 19th century foodways. Take up an …

Boston Tea Party — December 16, 1773

Although Britain had been victorious in the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763), that victory had come at the expense (literally) of a huge national debt. Having taxed local Britons to the point of economic peril, Parliament looked to the American colonies for revenue. Parliament instituted taxes on the colonies including a tea tax. Colonists argued that …

Cast Iron Chef Returns to Fort Mifflin

Want an opportunity to quench your thirst and satisfy your hunger for an immersive history experience this winter. Come to Fort Mifflin for a taste of life in early 19th century Philadelphia! Join the Regimental Brewmeister and our team of hearth cooks for a unique hands-on experience in early 19th century foodways. Take up an …

Fort Mifflin Siege Weekend will have a Tavern

Last year, we had a great success with a tavern at Fort Mifflin’s Siege Weekend so we are once again transforming the Bake-oven Casemate at Fort Mifflin into a proper field tavern. This is now a cozy, warm space espousing the quality of gemütlichkeit befitting the Publick House of the Admiral of the Blue. Please …

Fort Mifflin Siege Weekend will have a Tavern

Last year, we had a great success with a tavern at Fort Mifflin’s Siege Weekend so we are once again transforming the Bake-oven Casemate at Fort Mifflin into a proper field tavern. This is now a cozy, warm space espousing the quality of gemütlichkeit befitting the Publick House of the Admiral of the Blue. Please …

UPCOMING EVENT

Washington’s Crossing Autumn Market and EncampmentWashington’s Crossing Historic Park October 15, 2021 12:00pm – 4:00 pm At the Autumn Market & Encampment at Washington’s Crossing Historical Park, colonial townspeople will gather at the marketplace in the Historic Village and sell their wares, soldiers will drill 18th-century military tactics, the park’s fife and drum corps will perform, and …

Is This the Way it Was Really Done?  My Policies on Historical Accuracy.

Okay, we are not LARPing.  I know there are some out there who are gung-ho for the fantasy or mythical reality of the American Revolution but we are trying to teach history so historical accuracy is a must.  At my events, I strive to be as accurate as possible with the following caveats: When being …