Last week, we drove over to a local town to see what we could see for Colonial Day. It was an afternoon day filled with costumed Colonial actors, Colonial era crafts, bagpipers, and general all around fun. Most of all, it was filled with a mixture of the quirky and curious.
Our first encounter was this delightful couple on stilts; that’s my beau on the far left corner looking up at them:
A jovial bagpiper. His kilt is very much like my parochial school skirt, without the pleats:
Somehow Medieval Man didn’t get the parchment message regarding today’s Colonial theme:
Eighteenth and Nineteenth century fusion: a Colonial lady painting a scene of the
Statue of Liberty:
Here, a son of the American Revolution talks with twenty-first century visitors, who are sons of someone else:
A Colonial lady in britches on her spinning wheel:
A majorette leads a parade of drummers, followed by more sexily-dressed Colonial majorettes:
As we were heading for lunch, we spied James and Dolly Madison, but we lost them in the crowd:
Thursday: Colonial Day, Part 2 of 2
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