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(015) Frederic Carpenter of The Society for Creative Anachronism
“You need to have a good crew around you of people who are willing to do stuff and will volunteer to do stuff, and people who you can tell to do something and you can trust that they will actually do it.” Our Guest today is Frederic Carpenter. Fred is a long-time member of… The post (015) Frederic Carpenter of The Society for Creative Anachronism appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(014) Nathanael Elmore of the Marine Corps Reserves
“We determine the course of our own life, but that is not to say that there are no consequences along the way.” Our Guest today is Nathanael Elmore. Nathanael is a Corporal in the Marine Corps Reserve. He is a radio operator, Gun Truck Commander, and section head with a Tank unit. Nate is… The post (014) Nathanael Elmore of the Marine Corps Reserves appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(011) Richard Eckert of New England Reenactors Fair
“Try to find a way as I did to do it for free there was no expense, no costs, nothing. I started with 12 vendors I told them I wanted to see if there was an interest. Those first 12, probably more than half of them are still with me. You don’t… The post (011) Richard Eckert of New England Reenactors Fair appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(010) Alex Tremblay of Central Connecticut State University
“The main thing that I was trying to focus on was making it obvious that history’s not just numbers and facts on a page.” Our Guest today has been active in public history since 2009 when he started with the Landsknecht living history group run by Stephen Shellenbean. His early days going to… The post (010) Alex Tremblay of Central Connecticut State University appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(009) Lee Wright of History Camp
“The reason I am so passionate about History Camp is that it represents the tremendous democratization of access to, of sharing information, of providing a platform for anyone regardless of what organization they belong to or who they work for anything like that.” Lee founded The History List in 2011 and History Camp… The post (009) Lee Wright of History Camp appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(008) Creating Interactions with Aaron Pirnack
“Being able to incorporate history in a more fluid way and to be ok with inaccuracies. Being ok with one step at a time. And let’s build on something that we can have a shared experience. And maybe it will eventually become something that’s really historically accurate, or maybe it will be something that’s it’s… The post (008) Creating Interactions with Aaron Pirnack appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(006) David Deal of The Bristol Renaissance Faire
“Acting in the Bristol Renaissance Faire…gives me a chance to embrace myself in theater and acting, and also immerse myself in history.” Our Guest today is a consultant who improves brands through content marketing. He publishes his blog, Superhype, and has contributed columns to publications such as Fast Company, GigaOM, and CMO. He is… The post (006) David Deal of The Bristol Renaissance Faire appeared first on Helping History Happen.
005 Michael Edelson of New York Historical Fencing Association
“It’s because so many people come from so far away and there is so much going on, and somehow we manage to make it work.” Our guest today is Michael Edelson, who is a lifelong student of martial arts with over 30 years of experience, 20 of… The post 005 Michael Edelson of New York Historical Fencing Association appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(004) Stephen Shellenbean of Das Geld Fähnlein
“I am willing to bet I am not the first person in history to do something this crazy. SO, here we go.” Our Guest today is Stephen Shellenbean, he is a lifelong lover of history. He got started in history thru the Boy Scouts. Stephen has done many… The post (004) Stephen Shellenbean of Das Geld Fähnlein appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(003) Bob Jones of Historic Fort Wayne
“One thing I found as an educator was, a picture is worth a thousand words but an artifact is worth a thousand pictures. And so I began a collection of things to put in the hands of students.” Our Guest today is Bob Jones. Bob is currently Vice President of the… The post (003) Bob Jones of Historic Fort Wayne appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(002) Dan Rosen of Old England Grown New
“I feel really most inspired by seeing people today re-create history. I really appreciate the modern day community that seeks to participate in history, because without a community, we can’t re-create a community.” Our Guest today is Dan Rosen the Master Artisan of Historical Clothing and Textiles at Plimoth Plantation Museum. He was… The post (002) Dan Rosen of Old England Grown New appeared first on Helping History Happen.
(001) Michael Arnum of OSV on Historical Events
“I remember my parents waking me up early on the morning on April 19th for the battle of Concord and Lexington in 1975 because it took place in 1775 the beginning of the revolution. And we went to the town common in Sudbury, and I sat on my father’s shoulders as they rang the bell on… The post (001) Michael Arnum of OSV on Historical Events appeared first on Helping History Happen.
Please take a listen to this introduction episode to get to know me and a bit about the show! The post Introduction appeared first on Helping History Happen.