Ethan Allen Homestead Enrichment Program: The World of Living History and Re-enactment
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They live, work, and walk among us. They have jobs as doctors, teachers, computer programmers, soldiers, carpenters, and office workers. Like everyone else they own cell phones, drive cars, post on social media, and enjoy all the conveniences of modern living. But these people all live a double life, their secret is that their idea of fun is to live as if none of these conveniences exist yet, and they strive to live as a group of people did years ago. These people are called re-enactors or Living Historians. Dan O'Neil pulls back the curtain on the world of Living History, and discusses what role living history plays in historical scholarship and how it is used as an educational tool.
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