Here are a few websites that may be of interest to the Revolutionary War enthusiast.  Please note that these sites are in no particular order and are provided for your enjoyment.  None of the listed businesses and organizations are endorsed by the 11th Pennsylvania Regiment, the Continental Line, or anyone affiliated with these units (that means we do not work for anyone listed here, and we do not receive any monetary compensation or royalties).

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General Goods

Clothing

Weapons & Accoutrements

Restaurants Food Products

Metal Working (Copper, Tin, Iron, etc.)

Lighting/Lanterns Candles/Glass

Soap

Paper / Printing Goods

Cloth & Fabrics

Canvas & Leather Goods

Furniture/Paint/Baskets Boxes/Woodworking

Art

Music

Pottery

Historic Sites

Museums/Educational

Miscellaneous

Rev War

Non-Rev War Miscellaneous

Friendly Units Umbrella Organizations Enemy Units

 

 

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Jas. Townsend and Son

Jas. Townsend and Son, Inc. : An excellent source of a wide variety of period items.
Smiling Fox Forge Smiling Fox Forge : Vintage clothing, swords, tents, blacksmithing, black powder for reenactors.
Fire & Smoke Smoke & Fire Co. : A great company with a LOT to offer.

G. Gedney Godwin

G. Gedney Godwin : If they don't have it, it can't be gotten.

Military Heritage

Military Heritage : Home of the discriminating General.  They have a host of high quality reenacting reproductions from many time periods.

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Fashions Through Time Fashions Through Time (via ooshirts) : It is fascinating to study how fashions have changed over the centuries. Clothing is vital for humans in order to protect us from the elements, but it is also used to represent status and other aspects of our being. In many ways, it's interesting to see how some aspects of clothing have remained the same, and how they have advanced due to better technology, trade routes and fabrics. This educational site lets you examine some of the main eras of history to see how fashion has evolved.  A special shout-out to Michelle for sending us this link.
18th Century Gowns April Thomas Gowns : Specializing in Historically Authentic 18th Century Gowns & Clothing for Men, Women & Children.

Dirty Billy's Hats

Dirty Billy's Hats : Seller of museum quality headwear to the public. Many of the reproductions are made using original blocks, and all are the result of close study of original artifacts and period photographs.
The Scarlet Scarab The Scarlet Scarab : Temptations and delights of the past.
The Blanket Brigade The Blanket Brigade : Owned and operated by Dale Harrison. We design historical clothing and supply Witney Blankets for reenactors, Pow-wow enthusiasts, plays and the film industry, and for those who want a western flair to their wardrobe.
Flying Canoe Traders Flying Canoe Traders : This Quebec, Canadian firm specializes in 18th Century clothing and accoutrements.

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William Booth, Draper

William Booth, Draper : Featuring a large and excellent assortment of linen checks and stripes, wool, linen and many more types of period fabrics for that next sewing project.

E-Mail Catherine Kazimir

Catherine Kazimir : This amazing lady does it all with exotic fibers ... spins, dyes and weaves, not to mention she teaches others her trade.  She only has e-mail now, but is looking at getting a site online soon.

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Davide Pedersoli & Co.

Davide Pedersoli & Co. : These people know how to make quality recreation firearms. They make the famed Brown Bess flintlock muskets carried by many in our unit.
Middlesex Village Trading Companie Middlesex Village Trading Companie : An excellent company providing period firearms for the serious reenactor.
Dixon Muzzleloading Shop Dixon Muzzleloading Shop, Inc. : This is THE place in Pennsylvania to get all your muzzleloading goodies.

Swamp Fox Knives

Swamp Fox Knives : Specializing in hand-forged blades and hand-crafted accoutrements representative of early America.
E-Mail Ed Woodland

Woodland's : Fellow reenactor (6th Pennsylvania Regiment) Ed Woodland had a wonderful business specializing in 18th and 19th century firearms and accoutrements, along with modern day firearms.

Ed passed away in 2009.  We retain this link in honor of his memory.

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City Tavern City Tavern : In 1976, the 'unofficial meeting place of the first continental congress' was faithfully reconstructed as it existed from its opening in 1773 until 1834, when the original structure was destroyed by fire.  Join them to experience the cuisine and ambiance of 18th Century America.

www.911honey.com

Swarmbustin' Honey : Want a taste of 18th Century sweetness?  This is some of the best tasting honey we've ever had.  Owner Walt Broughton has his website up now, and you can order online.

Deborah Peterson's Pantry

Deborah Peterson's Pantry : Hard-to-find, test driven and approved ingredients for your 18th century culinary efforts.
The Halfway House The Halfway House Tavern & Restaurant : Built in 1727, the Halfway House served was a popular stopover for folks traveling between Pottstown and Boyertown, Pennsylvania.  Serving as cattleman hangout, fine dining establishment and one-time post office, this charming place had a wonderful atmosphere and excellent food & spirits. NOTE: This historic site went out of business in 2006.  It is retained here for historical sentiment.

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Lodge Manufacturing Company

Lodge Cast Iron : For over a hundred years this company has been making quality cast iron cookware at affordable prices.

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GooseBay Workshops

GooseBay Workshops : For the finest in handmade historic reproduction cookware, lighting, glassware, woodenware, and much more.

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Tami's Soapworks

Tami's Soapworks : Their soap is made from the highest quality, luxurious ingredients which we combine with years of experience to make an exceptional bar of soap.

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Sullivan Press

Sullivan Press : Fine Reproductions of 18th and 19th Century Books, Documents, and Stationery.

The Colonial Printer

The Colonial Printer : Provides period rebinding of reprinted books, along with blank journals and sketchbooks made of laid paper and period bound..

Ballindalloch Press

Ballindalloch Press : A selection of books on Colonial America.

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Tentsmiths

Tentsmiths : Specializing in authentic period tentage for the serious reenactor.

Panther Primatives

Panther Primatives : They bring the past to life by supplying historical reproduction tents and supplies for historical re-enactors and collectors
The Blanket Brigade The Blanket Brigade : Owned and operated by Dale Harrison. We design historical clothing and supply Witney Blankets for reenactors, Pow-wow enthusiasts, plays and the film industry, and for those who want a western flair to their wardrobe.

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The Trunk Shop The Trunk Shop : Owned and operated by Steve and Katie, they specialize in period trunks, chests, boxes and cases.

Temporarily off-line

Shades of 76 Shades of 76 : Specialty paint created with the serious painter and the historic preservation market in mind.

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P. Patrick White

P. Patrick White Historic Art & Illustration : Absolutely stupendous period paintings and portraits done in pastel.
Bryant White
Bryant White Historic Art : P. Patrick White's husband.  Wonderful water colors and sketches.
Delaware River Gallery
Delaware River Gallery : Located in historic Bucks County since 1979, the Delaware River Gallery represents local artists as well as nationally and internationally recognized artists.

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Colonial Music Institute Colonial Music Institute : Promotes research and educational outreach in early American music and dance.
Meadowood Music Meadowood Music : Dedicated to fostering skilled acoustic music-making among amateur and professional musicians.

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- - - - -  UMBRELLA ORGANIZATIONS  - - - - -

The Continental Line The Continental Line

Brigade of the American Revolution

Brigade of the American Revolution
The British Brigade The British Brigade

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24th Connecticut Militia Regiment 24th Connecticut Militia Regiment
1st New Jersey Regiment 1st New Jersey Regiment
Pennsylvania State Navy Pennsylvania Navy
The German Regiment The German Regiment (Currently Off-line)
4th Continental Light Dragoons 4th Continental Light Dragoons
2nd New Jersey Regiment (Helm's Company) 2nd New Jersey Regiment

(Helm's Company)

85ème Régiment de Saintonge 85ème Régiment de Saintonge

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1st New Jersey Volunteers 1st New Jersey Volunteers
The Loyal American Regiment The Loyal American Regiment
4th Company, Brigade of Guards 4th Company, Brigade of Guards
Infanterie Regiment von Donop Infanterie Regiment von Donop
Muskets of the Crown Muskets of the Crown

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The David Library David Library of the American Revolution : A privately endowed, nonprofit foundation devoted to the study of American history circa 1750 to 1800.
Old Mill Village Old Mill Village : Their purpose is to collect, preserve, protect, exhibit, educate and interpret the history and heritage of Northeastern Pennsylvania and the Endless Mountains Heritage Region.
Tuckerton Seaport Tuckerton Seaport : A working maritime village located along the Tuckerton Creek. This one-of-a-kind attraction, in the heart of historic Tuckerton NJ, brings the Jersey Shore’s maritime traditions of the past and present to life through people, exhibits and hands-on activities..
Fort Ticonderoga Fort Ticonderoga : Visit one of the most famous forts of the Revolution.
Greenbank Mill Greenbank Mill : See a living history museum of an operating mill.
The Swedish Colonial Society Swedish Colonial Society : Created in 1909, the society collects, preserves and publishes materials relating to the history of the Swedes and Finns in America.  They maintain parks, monuments and memorials of historic sites and commemorate historic events and accomplishments.
American Revolution Round Table of Philadelphia : This organization brings together a diverse group of people united by a common interest in the American Revolutionary Era.
Pirate Storm - Historic War Battles : From the Battle of Megiddo in 1482 BC to the Falklands War in 1982, this site offers a variety of independently linked sites collected on a single page so you may get information on various historic battles throughout history.
Welcome to RevList RevList : An active community of living historians, re-enactors, research historians, historical writers, genealogists, and other persons interested in the period of time during which the American War of Independence was fought.  Their MERCHANT'S PAGE is huge.

Living History in the UK

Take a look at what living history and reenacting is like in the United Kingdom.

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Walden Font Company Walden Font : They have an excellent variety of old style typefaces covering a variety of time periods, including Early European, Colonial, Revolutionary and Civil War.  Good Links.

American Revolution . org

This is an EXCELLENT comprehensive site to just about every aspect you can think of about the American Revolution.  Every page has a multitude of links to take you on yet another journey.  This is a MUST SEE SITE !!!

www.revwar.com

Rev War : This site links you to the 18th Century through the world of reenacting. It includes schedules and various other activities, including a classified section ... hmmm anyone need a 1728 Fowler?

RevolutionWear.net RevolutionWear.net : This company sells patriotic baseball caps based on historic flags.

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Brandywine Roller Girls

Brandywine Roller Girls : You wouldn't think this is something you would see on this website, but the BRG is involved in a lot of community services in the greater West Chester, PA, area.  They have adopted the 11th PA. Regt. as their "official unit."

C. B. Perkins - Tobacco Barrel

Tobacco Barrel : The first CB Perkins store opened in Boston in the early 1900s. Perkins quickly became the leading retail tobacconist in New England, a position it held for over 75 years. In 1986 Perkins management sold their Pennsylvania and New Jersey stores to DES Tobacco Corporation.  A great place to get that reenactor tobacco.

Pirates Cave

Pirates Cave : Fully functional reenacting clothing and weaponry from Roman to Renaissance to 18th century.

Steen Cannons

Steen Cannons : Although they specialize in Civil War era products, what front yard of your summer mansion would be complete without your own solid bronze cannon? These are the real thing and, at $29,000 a copy, had better be.
Flight of the Raptor Flight of the Raptor : A  privately run organization, dedicated to heightening awareness of birds of prey's importance in our environment.  Started in 1990, by Master Falconer, Ray Pena, Flight of the Raptor has been seen and enjoyed by thousands over the years.
National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association NMLRA : The National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association exists to promote, support, nurture, and preserve NMLRA's and our nation's rich historical heritage in the sport of muzzle loading through recreational, educational, historical, and cultural venues.
Muzzleloader Magazine Muzzleloader Magazine : The best traditional muzzleloading magazine available.  Each issue is jam-packed with articles on hunting, shooting, gunsmithing, do-it-yourself projects, living history, American History, book and product reviews, and much more.

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum

Texas Ranger Hall of Fame Museum : Visit the website to preserve Texas Ranger artifacts, documents and history, and the HQ of Texas Ranger Co. "F."
National Rifle Association NRA : National Rifle AssociationDedicated to the preservation of the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms.

Hall's Safe Company

Halls Safe Company :  Once you have spent all that money getting your living history gear, you will need a place to keep it safe.  This California company has the best designed and sharpest looking safes we've ever seen.

    

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