Fw: A special presentation on historic clothing
> SAVE the DATE
> Saturday, March 20th
> 1:30 to 3:30
> Historic interpreters and their clothing – would our 18th century
> ancestors approve?
> The Colonial PA Plantation hosts . . .
> Stitched Together: Thoughts on Researching and Replicating the Clothing &
> Appearance of 18th Century Americans
> Presented by: Sharon Ann Burnston, Scholar, author and living historian
> Sharon Ann Burnston brings to bear 35 years as a scholar and living
> historian who has specialized in studying the details of 18th century
> working-class American clothing. She has been the Executive Director of
> the Germantown Historical Society, the Curator of the Colonial
> Pennsylvania Plantation, and the Director of the Daniel Webster Birthplace
> Living History Project in Franklin NH. For twenty-one years, she was the
> designer and sole-proprietor of Mill Farm Patterns; she is currently the
> proprietor of The Village Green Clothier. She is the author of Fitting &
> Proper: 18th Century Clothing from the Collection of the Chester County
> Historical Society, as well as numerous magazine articles, website
> articles, and conference papers.
> Copies of Fitting & Proper: 18th Century Clothing from the Collection of
> the Chester County Historical Society will be available for purchase and
> signing by the author.
> Attendees will also have the opportunity to win a copy of the book!
> The presentation will take place in the Mansion Ballroom, Ridley Creek
> State Park, Media, PA – use Park entrances off Routes 352 or 3 &
> Providence Road and follow the signs to the Mansion Ballroom.
> Register prior to March 18 at a cost of $15 OR pay $20 at the door.
> To register: Send a check in the amount of $15 to CPP, Ridley Creek State
> Park, Media, PA 19063. Please include telephone and email contact
> CPP 2009, 2010 and LIFE members will be admitted free of charge. However,
> if you plan to attend, please email us at cpp@... OR call the
> Plantation Office at 610.566.1725 to let us know.
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