Category Archives: Living History

Christmas in July!

I’ve always wanted to host a Civil War Christmas educational event, but December always gets so crazy busy. This year McGuire Home Winchester, Virginia, Civil War Living History hosted “Christmas in July” – a tea and educational event. We had … Continue reading

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“Mom, We Need 4th of July Books!”

Sometimes people ask me when my love of history began. I really can’t say there was a single, definable moment that it started, but as we’re approaching one of my favorite holidays of the year (4th of July), I thought … Continue reading

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Remembering Captain Hugh McGuire

I’m pleased to share my article published by Emerging Civil War blog. Here’s the link to War’s End: Remembering A Cavalry Captain. I am grateful for the opportunity to write this historical account and share it today (May 8th). Captain McGuire’s life, actions, and … Continue reading

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A Couple Photos…

I had a lovely weekend at Prado Park Civil War Re-enactment with my Civil War living history group “McGuire Home, Winchester, Virginia.” Unfortunately, though, I didn’t take a lot of photos, mostly because I didn’t want to be caught with … Continue reading

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Overheard At A Re-enactment

You can hear the most amazing things at re-enactments if you stop and listen. Canvas tents and flies flapping in gusty wind. Horses whinnying for breakfast. Reveille. Drums. Cannons. Or the most amazing comments… One of the best “overheard at … Continue reading

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Photos From Moorpark Civil War Re-enactment 2014 (Part 2)

Here are the promised photos of “The McGuire Home, Winchester, Virginia” at the Moorpark Civil War Re-enactment 2014. For re-enactment military photos from this event, click here. We had a great time at this event. Our camping location was superb … Continue reading

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