Author Archives: Mrs Marvel
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
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
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
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
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
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.