Tag Archives: Frontier

Schoenbrunn Village Trade Faire

Schoenbrunn Village, a restored Moravian Indian town near New Philadelphia, Ohio, hosts a Colonial Faire every October. I played 18th-century tunes on mandolin until the cold inhibited the proper functioning of my fingers, and I took photos after playing.

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Log Cabin Shop purveys a variety of historical arms and goods

Published Feb. 3, 2006 A customer can enter the Log Cabin Shop wearing sneakers and a T-shirt, and he can exit clad in fringe, leather, fur and moccasins, armed with a Pennsylvania long rifle, ready for the 18th century. The … Continue reading

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New words for the Shemanese

Published Feb. 15, 2005 Conquerors bring their culture to the land they occupy, and part of that culture is words. The white conqueror, called Shemanese by the Shawnee for the swords the Virginia military men carried, brought his language to … Continue reading

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