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Thursday, January 31, 2013

War Of 1812 Recruitment Document From January 31, 1813 ... It Is 200 Years Old Today!

It is 2013 and I am continuing the observance of the Bicentennial of the War Of 1812. On January 31, 1813, two hundred years ago, an Ensign of the 16th Regiment Infantry of the United States Army named Thomas J. Martin worked on and completed the document featured in this video. It pertains to recruitment. I acquired this document four months ago and I am elated to show it to you right now ... on its 200th Birthday!


Here is the url for the video above in case it does not embed properly: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uNOMtnd77g


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Here is the transcription:
Philadelphia January 31, 1813 Received from Lieutenant
Colonel Richard O Dernig two hundred dollars
on the bounty ... premiums and contingency
Dollars 200    =     Duplicate    receipts_
                                              Thomas J Martin Ensign
                                              16th Regiment Infantry

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

A Malaysian 50 Sen Coin Made Its Way To The USA And Became Change

It is January 30, 2013. I just came back from the store. While I was in line I noticed the cashier was looking at a coin. I asked her if it was a rare coin. She said it was a 50 cent piece from Malaysia. I asked if I could have it as change and she said "Sure". It is a 50 Sen piece from the year 2003 - Bank Negara Malaysia. A Malaysian coin made its way to the USA and I took advantage of the opportunity.

The coin is kinda cool ... now if the country only got rid of its stupid and savage islamic apostasy law.



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Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Number Of Survivors From The 1800s Is Back To Fifteen Due To The Recent Verification Of 113-Year-Old Louisiana Hines

This is interesting. The recent passing of Koto Okubo (as reported on January 13 of this year: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com/2013/01/koto-okubo-worlds-oldest-woman-passed.html) caused the number of Surviving People born in the 1800s to drop to 14. Earlier today I looked at the chart and the number is back up to 15. I looked at my data and compared it to the most recent chart and it looks like another Survivor from the 1800s has been verified. Her name is Louisiana Hines and she was born on April 13, 1899. Her application date was July 13, 2010 and she was accepted on January 22, 2013. We are now back to 15 Survivors from the 1800s! Louisiana Hines was either the daughter of slaves or the grand-daughter of slaves. I found conflicting reports. She is now the Sixth Oldest Person on Earth and the Second Oldest American.

The names of the current Survivors from the 1800s and other Supercentenarians have been compiled by the Gerontology Research Group. All of the pertinent information can be seen at their website: http://grg.org/Adams/E.HTM

A very incredible interview with Louisiana Hines from the year 2000 can be found here - http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/100years.html. Out of all of the people who were interviewed on the webpage, Louisiana is the only person currently living. According to the interview segment, Louisiana was a Rosie The Riveter in World War II! She could very well be the oldest of all Rosie The Riveters in America. It would be wonderful to hear of her experiences in the 1940s. Hopefully someone can make this happen very, very soon.

Friday, January 25, 2013

The Moon, The Star Aldebaran (As Part Of The Constellation Taurus) And The Planet Jupiter In The Night Sky On January 22, 2013

It has been eleven months since I posted a celestial-based blog entry. The Moon, the Star Aldebaran (as part of the Constellation Taurus) and the Planet Jupiter were in plain view on January 22, 2013. I tried to record a video and unfortunately, Aldebaran was not able to be captured. It was also FREEZING outside! I did not stay outside for long at all ... this could very well have been my fastest night sky photoshoot ever! The photo was taken at 8:50 PM. 

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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Koto Okubo, The World's Oldest Woman, Passed Away Yesterday At The Age Of 115

I have some more sad news to report to you this month. Another Supercentenarian who was born in the 1800s has departed the Earth. Her name is Koto Okubo and she is the second person from the 1890s to have passed on this month. Not much is known about Koto. The following link features some information about her: http://www.japantimes.co.jp/text/nn20130113a4.html

R.I.P. to Koto Okubo who lived from December 24, 1897 to January 12, 2013 ... 115 years total.

There are now only fourteen individuals who were born in the 1800s left on the planet.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Richard Milhous Nixon Centennial 1913 - 2013

January 9, 2013 ... the 100th Birth Anniversary of Richard Milhous Nixon. On this day in 1913, Richard Nixon was born. In honor of Richard Nixon's Centennial, I decided to dig into the archives and pull out a few items such as autographed books, signed letters, press photographs, political campaign buttons, a record and a hilarious and incredibly bizarre Richard Nixon shower head ... no doubt one of the most bizarre pieces of Presidential Memorabilia ever made!! I also spun the record for those who want to hear his voice.

Richard Nixon ... Congressman, Senator, Vice President, President and World War II Veteran.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SLdDPDaAwL0

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

This Sunday, January 13, 2013, A Demonstration Calling For A Stop To The Pending Executions Of The Cousins Zanyar Moradi And Loghman Moradi And All Political Prisoners In Iran Will Be Held In Washington, DC

My Friends: This Sunday, January 13, 2013, a Demonstration calling for a stop to the pending executions of the cousins Zanyar Moradi and Loghman Moradi and all political prisoners in Iran will be held in Washington, DC. As it stands presently, I will be attending this Protest. If any of you want to attend (and I hope you do), the link below has all of the details.

http://missionfreeiran.org/2013/01/08/free-moradis

Monday, January 7, 2013

There Are Only 15 People From The 1800s Left In The World


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gbv5vTqe3Ig

It is January 7, 2013. This is my video tribute to the Final 15 People who were born in the 1800s. In April of 2012, I recorded a video tribute to the Final 25 Survivors from the 1800s and in November 2012, I recorded a video tribute in honor of the Final 20 Survivors from the 1800s. It has been a mere two months and we lost five People during that time. All of them were from the United States Of America and their names are Beryl Kapaun, Nettie Whittington, Besse Cooper, Dina Manfredini and Mamie Rearden. Out of the five, Dina Manfredini was not born in America - she was born in Italy and later in life, became a U.S. citizen.

I have two more interesting and fascinating facts to present. The previous Top 5 Oldest People In The World were all Non-Whites and the current Top 4 Oldest People In The World are all from the nation of Japan. Their names are Jiroemon Kimura, Koto Okubo, Misawo Okawa and Hatsue Ono. The only people left from the years 1897 and 1898 are from Japan.

In this video I also discuss the reason why I believe the nineteenth century is comprised of the years 1800 to 1899 rather than 1801 to 1900. I view time as a stop watch.

The names of the Final 15 Survivors can be seen at this link: http://grg.org/Adams/E.HTM

Saturday, January 5, 2013

The Two Oldest Americans, Dina Manfredini And Mamie Reardon, Passed Away Within Sixteen Days Of Each Other

My Friends: I have very sad news for you. Within sixteen days, we lost two Super-Centenarians: Dina Manfredini, who was born in the year 1897, and Mamie Reardon, who was born in the year 1898.

115-year-old Dina Manfredini, held the title of The Oldest Person In The World when she passed away on December 17, 2012. She was the Planet's Oldest Resident for two weeks and was one of only three people alive who were born in the year 1897. Dina also holds the distinction of being the Oldest Italian-Born Person Ever. During World War II, she worked on an assembly line filling shells with gunpowder in Ankeny, Iowa and shoveled snow at 106 years of age (Source: http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20040227/NEWS03/121204032/Borsellino-She-lives-life-own-terms-106?nclick_check=1).

Mamie Rearden, The Oldest Woman In America, passed away at the age of 114 on January 2, 2013. Her daughters made the announcement today (Source: http://news.yahoo.com/sc-woman-oldest-living-us-citizen-dies-114-192041113.html ... Yahoo news links are known to expire so we will see how long this article lasts on the world wide web). Some personal information: Mamie began a career as a teacher in 1918, got married in 1919, had eleven children and was widowed in 1979. She was the Fourth Oldest Living Person In The World and the Oldest Living Black Person on the Planet.

 R.I.P. to both of these ladies.

This means that there are only FIFTEEN People on Earth who were born in the 1800s. Again, only FIFTEEN People remain from that century!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Early Music Events For 2013

Here is my list devoted to Early Music Events (Early Music being the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Eras) for the year 2013. There are some wonderful events listed. All are family-friendly and well worth the drive if you live far away.

 January
04 The Music Of George Gershwin And Duke Ellington in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/holidaywinterschedule.php
10 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 In G Major, K. 525)", "Piano Concerto In C Minor, K. 491" and "Symphony No. 25 In G Minor, K. 183" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-his-time?date=2013-01-10_20-00 & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4350
11 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 In G Major, K. 525)", "Piano Concerto In C Minor, K. 491" and "Symphony No. 25 In G Minor, K. 183" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-his-time-0?date=2013-01-11_14-00 & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4350
11 British Isles Of Wonder Featuring The Royal Regiments Of Scotland: The Band Of The Scots Guards And The Black Watch 3rd Battalion in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4450
12 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (Serenade No. 13 In G Major, K. 525)", "Piano Concerto In C Minor, K. 491" and "Symphony No. 25 In G Minor, K. 183" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/mozart-his-time-1?date=2013-01-12_20-00 & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4350
13 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: "Fantasia In C Minor, K. 396", "Quintet In E-flat Major, K. 452", "String Quintet No. 5 In D Major, K. 593" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/chamber-music-concert-1?date=2013-01-13_15-00 & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4323
31 Ludwig Van Beethoven's 5th Symphony in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/beyond-score-beethoven-5?date=2013-01-31_19-00

February
01 A Performance Of Johann Sebastian Bach's "Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme", Ludwig Van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor"),
Paul Hindemith's Concert Music For Strings And Brass And Franz Liszt's Les Préludes in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/watts-and-beethoven?date=2013-02-01_20-00
02 A Performance Of Johann Sebastian Bach's "Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme", Ludwig Van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor"),
Paul Hindemith's Concert Music For Strings And Brass And Franz Liszt's Les Préludes in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/watts-and-beethoven-0?date=2013-02-02_20-00
03 Crucifixus ~ The Passion Of Lent in Garwood, NJ. Info: http://www.voxfidelis.org/concert-schedule & http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=2%2f3%2f2013&DateTo=2%2f3%2f2013

04 Russian Rapture: Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff And Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4545
05 The Music Of Hugo Wolf in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4509
07 The Pennsylvania Ballet Featuring The Music Of Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Arvo Pärt And Franz Joseph Haydn in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4472

08 Silent Night: An Opera Dedicated To The World War I Truce in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.operaphila.org/production/silent-night & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4488
08 Renaissance Candlemas in Chestnut Hill, NJ. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/holidaywinterschedule.php

09 The Pennsylvania Ballet Featuring The Music Of Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Arvo Pärt And Franz Joseph Haydn in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4472
10 Renaissance Candlemas in Paoli, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/holidaywinterschedule.php

10 Silent Night: An Opera Dedicated To The World War I Truce in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.operaphila.org/production/silent-night & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4488
12 A Performance Of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Divertimento in F Major, K. 138" And Béla Bartók's "Divertimento" in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://www.princetonuniversityconcerts.org/concerts/concert/east-coast-chamber-orchestra-you

13 Silent Night: An Opera Dedicated To The World War I Truce in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.operaphila.org/production/silent-night & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4488
14 A Performance Of Franz Joseph Haydn's "Symphony No. 1", Johann Nepomuk Hummel's "Trumpet Concerto" And Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/carmina-burana-0?date=2013-02-14_20-00
15 A Performance Of Franz Joseph Haydn's "Symphony No. 1", Johann Nepomuk Hummel's "Trumpet Concerto" And Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/carmina-burana-1?date=2013-02-15_14-00

15 Silent Night: An Opera Dedicated To The World War I Truce in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.operaphila.org/production/silent-night & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4488
17 Silent Night: An Opera Dedicated To The World War I Truce in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.operaphila.org/production/silent-night & http://kimmelcenter.org/events/index.php?id=4488
17 Franz Schubert - Octet In F Major, D. 803 in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/chamber-music-concert-2?date=2013-02-17_15-00
21 The Music Of Georg Friedrich Händel, Georg Philipp Telemann And Henry Purcell in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=2%2f21%2f2013&DateTo=2%2f21%2f2013
21 A Performance Of Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto In G major and Igor Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/rite-spring?date=2013-02-21_20-00
23 A Performance Of Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto In G major And Igor Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/rite-spring-0?date=2013-02-23_20-00
24 A Performance Of Maurice Ravel's Piano Concerto In G major And Igor Stravinsky's The Rite Of Spring in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/rite-spring-1?date=2013-02-24_14-00

March
01 Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 http://www.philorch.org/concert/beyond-score?date=2013-03-01_19-00
03 Bach Gala in Gladwyne, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/springschedule.php

10 The Music Of Witold Lutosławski, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart And Ludwig Van Beethoven in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/beethovens-eroica-1?date=2013-03-10_14-00
17  "Ayres And Prayers From Stuart England Circa 1603 To 1714" in Solebury, PA. Info: http://www.lafiocco.org/upcoming-events.html
29 Johann Sebastian Bach's Saint John Passion in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/springschedule.php

April

13 Colonial Music Concert in Trenton, NJ. Info: http://www.barracks.org/calendarofevents2013.htm
19 Thirtieth Anniversary Of The Delaware River Consort (With Music Of The 13th Through 18th Centuries) in Princeton, NJ. Info:  http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=4%2f19%2f2013&DateTo=4%2f19%2f2013
20 "Vivaldi's Ring Of Mystery" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/vivaldi%E2%80%99s-ring-mystery?date=2013-04-20_11-30
20 Johann Sebastian Bach's Brandenburg Concerto in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.philorch.org/concert/bach-and-his-brandenburgs-1?date=2013-04-20_20-00
21 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Quartet In F Major, KV370", Bohuslav Martinu's "Fantasie" And Johannes Brahms' "Piano Quartet In A Major, Opus 26" in Solebury, PA. Info: http://www.concordiaplayers.org/
28 Princeton Festival Of The Arts Communiversity (Music, Crafts And More) in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://www.visitprinceton.org/activities/events/communiverisity & http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=4%2f28%2f2013&DateTo=4%2f28%2f2013


May
10 Ludwig Van Beethoven Gala in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/springschedule.php

19 David Clark Little Harpsichord Concert in Doylestown, PA. Info: http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=5%2f19%2f2013&DateTo=5%2f19%2f2013
31 Baroque Spring in Chestnut Hill, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/springschedule.php

June
02 "Bach And Before: Music Of The German Baroque, 1650 To 1750 And Of German-Speaking Composers, 1680 To 1750" in Solebury, PA. Info: http://www.lafiocco.org/upcoming-events.html
02 Baroque Spring in Paoli, PA. Info: http://voxamadeus.org/springschedule.php

October
27 The King, The Pope And The Doge: French And Italian Baroque Music Around 1650  in Solebury, PA. Info: http://www.lafiocco.org/upcoming-events.html

Thursday, January 3, 2013

A Visit To Princeton Battlefield On January 3, 2013

Today I visited Princeton Battlefield in Princeton, New Jersey. On this day, January 3, in the year 1777, a very important Revolutionary War Battle took place at this location.

Here is a rare occasion where I record a video without my ugly face in it.


The url for the above video (in case it does not embed properly): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwUmFACXaPU

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Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Historic Events For 2013

It is a New Year and that means a brand new list of historic outings for you. 2013 will see the continuation of the Bicentennial of the War Of 1812 and the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War. There are plenty of events listed focusing on other Conflicts as well including the Tricentennial of the passing of Major Thomas Leonard, a man who served in the King Philip's War from 1675 to 1676. There will also be a Commemoration of the 250th Anniversary of the end of the French And Indian War/Seven Years War.

Many, many incredible events are scheduled from January to December and as the year proceeds, I will update the list as the information comes in!

Note: I am holding a number of these events myself - this is why the url listed for these specific events leads back to this blog. Additional information will be forthcoming.


Update (April 2, 2013): I am updating the list tonight, and am seeing some very awful and unfortunate schedule conflicts. This is insane. I can attend a couple of events on the same day though ... a couple hours at one and a couple hours at another. I can also attend three in one day. Other events though ... I can only go to one.

January
02-27 Holiday Festival Of Trains in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.borail.org/Calendar-ec.aspx
02 Lecture: "Gettysburg: History And Hype" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.penn.museum/college-and-adults/great-battles-lectures-series.html
03 A Visit To Princeton Battlefield in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://www.visitprincetonbattlefield.org
03 Charles Dickens Exhibit in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/calbydate.cfm?ID=34720
04 Charles Dickens Exhibit in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://libwww.freelibrary.org/calendar/calbydate.cfm?ID=34720
05 Join The Continental Army in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf

05 Battle Of Princeton Commemoration in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://princetonhistory.org
06 Civil War Dance Class Conducted By The Victorian Dance Ensemble in Harrisburg, PA. Info: http://www.civilwardance.org/schedule.htm
08 Lecture: "African Americans At The Valley Forge Encampment" in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
09 Richard Nixon Centennial (With Nixon Memorabilia And Autographs) - Video Only Event. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
10 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
11 Dark Sky Observing Public Star Party in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://dvaa.org/php/page.php?body=Events
12 Dark Sky Observing Public Star Party in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://dvaa.org/php/page.php?body=Events

13 A Demonstration Calling For A Stop To The Pending Executions Of The Cousins Zanyar Moradi And Loghman Moradi And All Political Prisoners In Iran in Washington, DC. Info: http://missionfreeiran.org/2013/01/08/free-moradis
17 Lecture: "Hydro-Electric Power On The Lower Susquehanna" in Havre De Grace, MD. Info: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/education_ellsworth_lecture_series_trail_lockhouse_museum.html
23 Lecture: "The Edges Of The Visible Universe" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/12-13/spergel.shtml
24 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
26 Battle Of The Bulge World War II Reenactment in Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. Info: http://www.wwiifederation.org

February
02 Join The Continental Army in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
03 Civil War Dance Class Conducted By The Victorian Dance Ensemble in Harrisburg, PA. Info: http://www.civilwardance.org/schedule.htm
06 Lecture: "Cleopatra" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.penn.museum/college-and-adults/great-battles-lectures-series.html
10 Colonial Valentines Day Tour And Reenactment in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm
10 Lecture: "The Paleo And Archaic People Of New Jersey" in Titusville, NJ. Info: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washington_crossing_calendar.htm
12 Lecture: "Fifty Shades Of Pompeii Featuring The Murals And Mosaics Of Ancient Pompeii" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.penn.museum/events-calendar/categoryevents/5-events.html
14 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
17 George Washington's Birthday Celebration in Titusville, NJ. Info: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/docs/wc_nature_grapevine.pdf
18 George Washington's Birthday Celebration in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf & http://www.friendsofvalleyforge.org/events.shtml
19 Lecture: "Africans And The Big Three Documents" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.friendsofindependence.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=176&Itemid=167
21 Lecture: "Ancient Artifacts In Court: How The Case Of Rubin V. Iran Could Affect Museums" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.penn.museum/events-calendar/categoryevents/1-lecture.html
21 Lecture: "Preservation Workshop: Your Historic Windows, Don't Let Them Be A Pane/Pain In Your Wallet" in Havre De Grace, MD. Info: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/education_ellsworth_lecture_series_trail_lockhouse_museum.html
22 Lecture: "Free Trade And Sailors' Rights: The Odyssey of The Essex - Captain David Porter's Invasion Of The Pacific In The War Of 1812" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx & http://ubalt.edu/about-ub/news-events/index.cfm?news_id=1663
23 Three Centuries Of African American Soldiers Living History Event in Trenton, NJ. Info: http://barracks.org (Website not updated)

24 Three Centuries Of African American Soldiers Living History Event in Trenton, NJ. Info: http://barracks.org (Website not updated)
24 George Washington's 281st Birthday Celebration And Tour Of Historic Rockingham in Kingston, NJ. Info: http://rockingham.net
27 Lecture: "Recovering The Priceless: The Proof Is In the Undercover Operation To Regain Our Heritage!" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.penn.museum/events-calendar/categoryevents/1-lecture.html
28 Lecture: "Autonomy, Narrative And The Imagination: A Kantian Perspective On Moral Education" in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://calendar.activedatax.com/temple/EventList.aspx?fromdate=1/1/2013&todate=2/28/2013&display=Week&type=public&eventidn=16625&view=EventDetails&information_id=41620
28 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html

March
02 Join The Continental Army in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
10 Charter Day (The Pennsylvania Charter To William Penn) in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm
14 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
17 Winter Bird Watching in Titusville, NJ. Info: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/parks/washington_crossing_calendar.htm
23 Easter Bunny Strolling The Village in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
24 Easter Bunny Strolling The Village in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
28 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
30 Easter Bunny Breakfast in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
30 Colonial Event (With Hearth Cooking, Woodworking, Long Rifle Demonstrations, Spinning, Weaving, Working With Flax, Colonial Music, Tea In The Parlor, Candle Making And Seed Planting) in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/ColonialDays.htm

April
02 Lecture: "The Revolutionary War - America's First Civil War" in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
06 Join The Continental Army in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf

06  Vietnam War Living History Day in Camden, NJ. Info: http://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/news_events/index.php?month=04&year=2013#563
06 Colored Troops Civil War Weekend in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events
07 Colored Troops Civil War Weekend in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events
09 Lecture: "The War Of 1812: American Citizens, British Subjects, Irish Rebels And Native-American Allies" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx & http://ubalt.edu/about-ub/news-events/index.cfm?news_id=1663
11 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html

13 Operation Overlord: Assault Of Vierville Reenactment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.78thinfantry.org/Missions.htm & http://fortmifflin.us 
13 World War II Encampment in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/WorldWar2.htm & http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm
13 Fashion Workshop: "What To Wear? A Guide To The Clothing During The War Of 1812" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx

14 1763 Peace Of Paris Commemoration (250th Anniversary Of The End Of The French And Indian War/Seven Years War) in Trenton, NJ. Info: http://www.barracks.org/calendarofevents2013.htm
14 Civil War Days in Lahaska, PA. Info: https://peddlersvillage.com/festivals/civil-war-days.aspx
18 Lecture: "Researching And Writing About The War Of 1812" in Havre De Grace, MD. Info: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/education_ellsworth_lecture_series_trail_lockhouse_museum.html
20 24th Annual Neshaminy State Park Civil War Reenactment in Bensalem, PA. Info: http://www.neshaminycwevent.org & http://www.6nhv.org & http://www.28thpvi.net/events.htm & http://sites.google.com/site/companyd7njvi/events-for-2010 & http://www.71stpavolinfantry.org/event_index.html
20 World War II Encampments (American And German) in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm & http://www.graemepark.blogspot.com/2013/04/wwii-weekend-participants-and-few-small.html
21 World War II Encampments (American And German) in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm & http://www.graemepark.blogspot.com/2013/04/wwii-weekend-participants-and-few-small.html
21 24th Annual Neshaminy State Park Civil War Reenactment in Bensalem, PA. Info: http://www.neshaminycwevent.org & http://www.6nhv.org & http://www.28thpvi.net/events.htm & http://sites.google.com/site/companyd7njvi/events-for-2010 & http://www.71stpavolinfantry.org/event_index.html
25 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
27 Antique Street Fair in Mullica Hill, NJ. Info: http://www.mullicahill.com/mullica-hill-new-jersey-calendar.html?Page_ID=1111

27 1580-1650 Musketeers Reenactment in Phila, PA. Info: http://kingdomoflucerne.com & http://fortmifflin.us
27 MTA Spring Swap Meet Militaria Convention And Military Vehicle Show in Augusta, NJ. Info: http://www.mtaswapmeet.us
28 MTA Spring Swap Meet Militaria Convention And Military Vehicle Show in Augusta, NJ. Info: http://www.mtaswapmeet.us
28 1580-1650 Musketeers Reenactment in Phila, PA. Info: http://kingdomoflucerne.com & http://fortmifflin.us

28 Princeton Festival Of The Arts Communiversity (Music, Crafts And More) in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://www.visitprinceton.org/activities/events/communiverisity & http://www.guildforearlymusic.org/Main.aspx?PageCode=EVENT_LIST&DateFrom=4%2f28%2f2013&DateTo=4%2f28%2f2013

May
03 War Of 1812 Reenactment: The 1813 Raid On Havre De Grace in Havre De Grace, MD (May 3, 2013 is THE 200th Anniversary of the British Raid!!). Info:  http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/events_war_of_1812_lockhouse_museum.html
04 War Of 1812 Reenactment: The 1813 Raid On Havre De Grace in Havre De Grace, MD. Info:  http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/events_war_of_1812_lockhouse_museum.html
04 Renaissance Faire in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
05 Renaissance Faire in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
05 War Of 1812 Reenactment: The 1813 Raid On Havre De Grace in Havre De Grace, MD. Info:  http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/events_war_of_1812_lockhouse_museum.html
07 Lecture: Eighteenth Century American Documents in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
09 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
11 Galena Dogwood Festival With A Focus On The War Of 1812 Bicentennial in Galena, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx
11 New Jersey State History Fair in Titusville, NJ. Info: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/historic/centennial/fairindex.htm & http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm
12 Revolutionary War Reenactment (Along With Old Time Music, Hearth Cooking, Textile Demonstrations, House Tours, Garden Tours, Long Rifle Demonstrations And Candle Making) in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/RevWarMilitia.htm
18 Maryland House And Garden Pilgrimage With The War Of 1812 Theme in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx
18 Italian American Festival in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://www.italianmarketfestival.com

19 1836 Militia Muster in Farmingdale, NJ. Info: http://allairevillage.org
19 Mayfest (With Over 100 Crafters) in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
23 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
25 "Save The 2nd" Second Amendment Rally in Philadelphia, PA (12:00 - 2:00). Info: http://myprogressnews.com/content/gun-rights-across-america-save-2nd-second-amendment-rally & http://honestanswerradio.com/2nd-amendment-rally-to-be-held-in-pa-whos-going

25 March Against Monsanto Demonstration in Philadelphia, PA (2:00 - 4:00). Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/312127145583399
26 Fruhlingsfest in Clark, NJ. Info: http://deutscherclub.us/DCC_Calendar
26 17th Century Timeline And Skirmish in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/17thcentury.htm
30 A Visit To Union Veterans' Graves in Lawnside, NJ. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com

June
01 Revolutionary War Encampment in Haddonfield, NJ. Info: http://www.indiankingfriends.org/calendar
01 New Jersey Renaissance Faire in Columbus, NJ. Info: http://www.njrenfaire.com
02 New Jersey Renaissance Faire in Columbus, NJ. Info: http://www.njrenfaire.com

02 Historic Trades (Joyner And Blacksmith) in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-06
02 Civil War Encampment in Farmingdale, NJ. Info: http://allairevillage.org
07 Life Saving Service in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Info: http://www.gehthsmuseum.org/calendar.html
07  World War II Event (Reenactment, Music, Airplane Rides, Veterans) in Reading, PA. Info: http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html
08 War Of 1812 Encampment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events/events-calendar
08 World War II Event (Reenactment, Music, Airplane Rides, Veterans) in Reading, PA. Info: http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html
08 June Festival Of Antiques in Mullica Hill, NJ. Info: http://www.mullicahill.com/mullica-hill-new-jersey-calendar.html?Page_ID=1111
08 Civil War Reenactment And Living History Weekend (With Abraham Lincoln Addressing Union Troops) in Lambertville, NJ. Info: http://www.lambertvillecivilwarreenactment.com & http://www.holcombe-jimison.org/events-2012.html

09 Reenactment Of The Funeral Of Phineas Pemberton In 1702 in
Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-06
09 Civil War Reenactment And Living History Weekend in Lambertville, NJ. Info: http://www.lambertvillecivilwarreenactment.com & http://www.holcombe-jimison.org/events-2012.html
09 World War II Event (Reenactment, Music, Airplane Rides, Veterans) in Reading, PA. Info: http://www.maam.org/maamwwii.html
12-15 "War Of 1812 Conference: From Enemies To Allies" in Annapolis, MD. Info: http://www.starspangled200.com/commemoration-events#.UOTsnnez6RM
13 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
15 The 235th Anniversary Commemoration Of The Continental Army's March Out Of The Valley Forge Encampment in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
15 Military Timeline Weekend in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://www.hcsv.org/events/ & http://www.20thcenturygi.com/index.php?topic=1568.0 & http://sites.google.com/site/companyd7njvi/events-for-2010
15 235th Anniversary Of The Battle of Monmouth Revolutionary War Reenactment in Manalapan, NJ. Info: http://www.brigade.org/barcal.html & http://www.friendsofmonmouth.org & http://musketsofthecrown.homestead.com/EventPage.html
16 235th Anniversary Of The Battle of Monmouth Revolutionary War Reenactment in Manalapan, NJ. Info: http://www.brigade.org/barcal.html & http://www.friendsofmonmouth.org & http://musketsofthecrown.homestead.com/EventPage.html
16 Military Timeline Weekend in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://www.hcsv.org/events & http://www.20thcenturygi.com/index.php?topic=1568.0 & http://sites.google.com/site/companyd7njvi/events-for-2010
16 Fife And Drum Event in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
20 Lecture: "Using Archaeology To Bring Local History To Life" in Havre De Grace, MD. Info: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/education_ellsworth_lecture_series_trail_lockhouse_museum.html

24 Death Of Grover Cleveland Commemoration At His Actual Gravesite (With Authentic Memorabilia Such As Photos, Autographs, Campaign Tokens And More On Display) in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com 
27 Greate Egg Harbor Museum Day in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Info: http://www.gehthsmuseum.org/calendar.html & http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm
27 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
30 1836 Military Muster Independence Day Celebration in Flemington, NJ. Info: http://allairevillage.org


July
04 A Reading Of The Declaration Of Independence in Haddonfield, NJ. Info: http://www.indiankingfriends.org/calendar
04 A Visit To Early American War Veterans' Graves in Haddon Township, NJ. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
11 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html

14 Gerald Ford Centennial (With Ford Memorabilia And Autographs) - Video Only Event. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
14 Living History Theater: Boundary Battle Between William Penn And Lord Baltimore in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-07
20 Celtic Heritage Festival in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm
20 Civil War Saturday in Philadelphia, PA. Info:  http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events/events-calendar
21 Fife And Drum Event in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
25 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html

27  World War II: Explore The Eastern Front in Philadelphia, PA. Info:  http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events/events-calendar
27 World War II Encampment And Greate Egg Harbor Museum Day in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Info: http://www.gehthsmuseum.org/calendar.html & http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm
28 Reenactment Of An 1836 Temperance Rally in Farmingdale, NJ. Info: http://allairevillage.org
 

August
03 A Tribute To Major Thomas Leonard, A Veteran Of King Philip's War, On His 372nd Birth Anniversary (With A Document From 1698 That He Signed On Display) - Video Only Event. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
03 Revolutionary War Reenactment in Clinton, NJ. Info: http://www.theredmill.org/calendarofevents.html
03 American History Timeline: Three Centuries in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
04 American History Timeline: Three Centuries in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
04 Historic Trades (Joyner And Blacksmith) in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-08
08 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
10 World War II Display in Camden, NJ. Info: http://78thinfantry.org/Missions.htm
11 Sommerfest in Clark, NJ. Info: http://deutscherclub.us/DCC_Calendar 
18 Fife And Drum Event in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
18 Presentation: Tea In Colonial America in National Park, NJ. Info: http://www.nationalparknj.com/index_htm_files/2013PARKEVENTGUIDE.pdf 
22 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
24 18th Century Myths and Mysteries Tour in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.mountclare.org/newsevents/index.html#current_event3
25 Yellow Fever Living History Theater: The Yellow Fever Epidemic In Philadelphia In 1793 in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm

25 Medieval Viking Sailing Event in Downingtown, PA. Info: http://www.vikingship.org/calendar/index.php
31 Colonial History: Gathering Of The Chester County Militia in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html


September
01-3 Cannstatter's 139th Volksfest Oktoberfest in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://cvvphilly.com
07 Revolutionary War Weekend in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://www.hcsv.org/events & http://www.lambsartillery.org/events.html
07 Roar To The Shore Motorcycle Rally in Wildwood, NJ. Info: http://roartotheshoreonline.com  & http://www.lightningcustoms.com/roartotheshore.html

08 Living History Theater: The Caribbean Connection in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-09
12 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
13-5 Star-Spangled Banner Weekend in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.friendsoffortmchenry.org/upcoming-events.html
14 Death Of Aaron Burr Commemoration At His Actual Gravesite (With An Authentic Newspaper From 1836 Announcing His Death Displayed) in Princeton, NJ. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
14 Civil War Weekend in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://www.hcsv.org/events
15 Civil War Weekend in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://www.hcsv.org/events

15 Revolutionary War Encampment (Patriots And Hessians) in National Park, NJ. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/132819380225632/?ref=22
21 A Visit To Francis Hopkinson's Home On His 274th Birth Anniversary in Bordentown, NJ. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
21 Lakewood Renaissance Faire in Lakewood, NJ. Info: http://www.myspace.com/lakewoodrenfair & http://www.faires.com/EventRecord.php?Id=301
21 Civil War Reenactment in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
22 Civil War Reenactment in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
22 Deutscher Tag in Clark, NJ. Info: http://deutscherclub.us/DCC_Calendar 
22 Lakewood Renaissance Faire in Lakewood, NJ. Info: http://www.myspace.com/lakewoodrenfair & http://www.faires.com/EventRecord.php?Id=301
22 A Soldier's Life Revolutionary War Event in National Park, NJ. Info: http://www.nationalparknj.com/index_htm_files/2013PARKEVENTGUIDE.pdf
26 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
27 Italian-American Festival in West Windsor, NJ. Info: http://www.italianamericanfestival.com & http://www.eventkeeper.com/code/events.cfm?curOrg=MCNJ
28 War Of 1812 Living History Event in St. Leonard, MD. Info: http://starspangled200.org/Events/Pages/events.aspx

28 Vietnam Era Veterans Appreciation Day in Philadelphia, PA. Info:  http://fortmifflin.us/upcoming-events/events-calendar
28 Italian Festival in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm

29 Historic Soldiers Weekend in Pennsville, NJ. Info: http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm & http://historicsoldiersweekend.com
 

October
05 Civil War Encampment in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Info: http://www.gehthsmuseum.org/calendar.html 
05 Battle Of Germantown Revolutionary War Reenactment in Germantown, PA. Info: http://musketsofthecrown.homestead.com/EventPage.html & http://www.1nj.org & http://www.24thcmr.org & http://revolutionarygermantown.org
05 Oktoberfest in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
06 Oktoberfest in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm
10 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
12 Mullica Hill Fall Festival And Civil War Living History Weekend in Mullica Hill, NJ. Info: http://www.mullicahill.com/mullica-hill-new-jersey-calendar.html?Page_ID=1111 & http://www.28thpvi.net/events.htm & http://sites.google.com/site/companyd7njvi/events-for-2010
12 Witches Ball in Mount Holly, NJ. Info: http://www.thewitchesball.com

12 Medieval Days in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
13 Medieval Days in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
13 John Sotcher And Mary Lofty 17th Century Quaker Wedding Reenactment in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-10
13 Allentown Fall Festival, 19th Century Baseball Game And Civil War Reenactment in Allentown, NJ. Info: http://www.allentownnj.com
24 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
25 Haunted Moonlight Tour in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm
26 Haunted Moonlight Tour in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm

26 20th Annual Oktoberfest in Atlantic City, NJ. Info: http://www.trumptaj.com/entertainment/20th-annual-oktoberfest-,default_viewItem_1751-en.html
27 18th Century Colonial Field Day in National Park, NJ. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/493271647374576

27 1683/1684 Margaret Mattson Witch Trial Reenactment (With William Penn) in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-10 & http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/local/courier_times_news/history-comes-to-life-at-pennsbury-manor-witch-trial-re/article_bbae89d1-0b5b-5c7a-ad95-7b626fa16497.html

November

01 Presentation: History Of Local Railroads in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Info: http://www.gehthsmuseum.org/calendar.html
03 Reenactment Of The Election Of 1836 And The Women's Suffrage Movement  in Farmingdale, NJ. Info: http://allairevillage.org/events.html
09 18th Century Militia Muster in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
09 Siege Of Fort Mifflin Revolutionary War Reenactment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us & http://musketsofthecrown.homestead.com/EventPage.html & http://www.24thcmr.org/page3.html & http://www.1nj.org
10 Siege Of Fort Mifflin Revolutionary War Reenactment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us & http://musketsofthecrown.homestead.com/EventPage.html & http://www.24thcmr.org/page3.html & http://www.1nj.org 
14 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
22 Birth Anniversary Of Lafayette Sabine Foster (Pall-bearer of Abraham Lincoln and someone who would have been President if Andrew Johnson was assassinated) - Location to be announced. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
24 A Tribute To Major Thomas Leonard, A Veteran Of King Philip's War, At His Gravesite On The 300th Anniversary Of His Passing in Taunton, MA. Info: http://michaeltheresearcher.blogspot.com
28 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
30 A Soldier's Christmas (Reenactors Portray How Soldiers Celebrated Christmas During Various Wars) in Willow Grove, PA. Info: http://www.graemepark.org/Events.htm

December

05 Holly Nights in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-12
06  Holly Nights in Morrisville, PA. Info: http://www.pennsburymanor.org/events/2013-12
07 Candlelight Shopping in Mullica Hill, NJ. Info: http://www.mullicahill.com/mullica-hill-new-jersey-calendar.html?Page_ID=1111
07 Battle Of Saint Vith World War II Reenactment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://78thinfantry.org/Missions.htm  & http://fortmifflin.us
07 Weihnachtsmarkt in Sparta, NJ. Info: http://lakemohawkgermanchristmasmarket.com
08 Weihnachtsmarkt in Sparta, NJ. Info: http://lakemohawkgermanchristmasmarket.com
08 Christmas On The Farm in Media, PA. Info: http://colonialplantation.org/eventsandactivities.html
08 Historic Homes And Buildings Holiday Candlelight Tour in Havre De Grace, MD. Info: http://www.thelockhousemuseum.org/events_calendar_lockhouse_museum.html
12 Candlelight Shopping in Haddonfield, NJ. Info: http://haddonfieldnj.org/eventscandlelight.php
12 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html

14 Historic Holly Day And Battle of Iron Works Hill Reenactment in Mount Holly, NJ. Info: http://www.ironworkshill.org & http://www.24thcmr.org
14 Christmas House Tour in Mullica Hill, NJ. Info: http://www.mullicahill.com/mullica-hill-new-jersey-calendar.html?Page_ID=1111
14 World War I Christmas Truce Of 1914 Reenactment in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://fortmifflin.us
14 Krampuslauf Krampus Parade in Philadelphia, PA. Info: http://krampuslaufphiladelphia.com
14 Historic Soldiers Christmas Reenactment in Pennsville, NJ. Info: http://www.9thdivision.com/events.htm
19 A Commemoration Of The Continental Army's March Into Valley Forge in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
25 Washington's Crossing Reenactment in Titusville, NJ & Washington Crossing, PA. Info: http://www.ushistory.org/washingtoncrossing/info/calendar.asp
26 Sky-Viewing Event (with a 20-Inch Telescope) in Piscataway, NJ. Info: http://www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html
26-30 Holiday Trolley Tour in Valley Forge, PA. Info: http://www.nps.gov/vafo/planyourvisit/upload/VAFO_Events_2013-2.pdf
28 Battle Of Trenton Revolutionary War Reenactment in Trenton, NJ. Info: http://www.patriotsweek.com

Ongoing ...

January 02 - December 31
Exhibit: "In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland During The War Of 1812" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.mdhs.org/museum/exhibitions/current/war-1812

January 02 - December 31
Exhibit: "The War Came By Train Civil War" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.borail.org/Event-Calendar.aspx

January 02 - June 01
Exhibit: "Thomas Nast: President Maker And Campaign Breaker" in Morristown, NJ. Info: http://www.maccullochhall.org/events

January 02 - June 30
Exhibit: "A Fine Collection: Treasures From The Vault" in Morristown, NJ. Info: http://www.maccullochhall.org/events

Mid-April - Mid-September
Exhibit: Farmers, Patriots And Traitors: Southern Maryland And The War Of 1812 in St. Leonard, MD. Info: http://www.jefpat.org/farmexhibit.html

April 26 - May 5
Cape May Spring Festival in Cape May, NJ. Info: http://capemaymac.org/content/subpage_main.aspx?id=750

May 02 - Mid-September
Light Show: "While The Rockets Glared: Commemorating The War Of 1812" in Baltimore, MD. Info: http://www.mountclare.org/newsevents/index.html#current_event3

June 21 - July 07
New Jersey State Fair in East Rutherford, NJ (Closes at 1 AM!). Info: http://njfair.com

December 01 - December 24
Christmas Train Ride in Smithville, NJ. Info: http://www.colonialinnsmithville.com/towneevents/index.htm

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year 2013 And The 150th Anniversary Of The Emancipation Proclamation

Happy New Year 2013!!!!

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Today, January 1, 2013, is the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. As you will note from the Proclamation itself, slaves were freed ONLY in the Southern Confederate States. Since the Confederate States Of America was a sovereign nation in and of itself in 1863, I would go as far as to deem the Proclamation pointless because I would think the Confederates would not be concerned with any decree issued by Abraham Lincoln. If "pointless" is too unpleasant of a word for some, certainly the Proclamation is ironic given that slaves were still held in bondage in the North.

Here are two links of interest ...

http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/emancipation_proclamation
 http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4h1549.html

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