The American Revolution

The American Revolution

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The American Revolution
  • Revolutionary War Musket Nomenclature

  • "Fox's Chicken Soup" - Revolutionary War recipe

  • Cheap Soup for Six Persons

    Enjoy seeing a recipe made over a fire that was first published for the benefit of militia in England in 1778. Though it came from England, it's a very useful recipe to help us understand how food was best thought to be made for soldiers in the era.

  • Turning Flax into Linen

    Linen was a very common fabric in the Revolutionary War era - but where did it come from? Join us as we visit Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation and speak with Eva Mergen about how to grow and harvest flax and then process it into linen. This overview will take you from the field to the loom to the...