Category Archives: Events

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Fiesta de Pio Pico

We have been exploring some of the local California history recently and discovered some lovely, small events celebrating Southern California heritage. In May we visited the Workman-Temple Home in Whittier, CA for their afternoon Victorian Fair. While there, we were … Continue reading

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Good friends, great events

The recent Civil War era event at the Orange Empire Railway Museum was a lovely return to a cozy location. The Museum (started by 13 teenagers who wanted to save a streetcar) includes rail cars, engines, locomotives and streetcars from … Continue reading

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Orange Empire Railway Museum – May 16/17

An old event we loved and sorely missed has been reestablished! The Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, CA has added a Civil War history event to their calendar, taking place May 16-17, 2015. One of the first times I … Continue reading

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To N. M. of CSU Dominguez Hills

To N. M., a student at CSU Dominguez Hills, You emailed us tonight, but your email address bounced upon reply. Please contact us again and be sure your email address is correct. We would be happy to help with your … Continue reading

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Finally, a definitive explanation for drawers, pantaloons, pantalettes, and knickers!

I asked the question in a historical costuming group about drawers, specifically what is the difference between drawers, pantaloons, bloomers, pantalettes, and knickers as relates to the mid 19th century. The amazing Liz Clark, an historical researcher, reproduction clothing expert … Continue reading

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Prado Park – 12th Annual Civil War Event

We are excitedly readying ourselves for the 12th Annual Civil War Reenactment at Prado Regional Park, sponsored by the SCCWA. This wonderful event kicks off the season for our group every year and really is a lot of fun! This … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Old Woman’s Gun

We will be at this event on October 11/12. Come out to this California history event and learn about our early history, before statehood and before the Civil War.

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