Friday, July 23, 2010

What my Hubby does for fun


My husband Jose is a historian and he loves to get dressed up in period clothing and along with a group of friends act out historical events. They do this to educate and entertain groups of people and to help raise funds for different charities.

He has several periods in history he reenacts. He portrays a Confederate telegrapher,A Mountain Man,wild west cowboy and a Mexican revolutionary.

He is a walking,talking encyclopedia of historical facts.
He has a huge collection of period artifacts and costumes. He has made by hand most of the items in his Mountain Man and revolutionary costumes. He tries to keep things as authentic as he can even using the buckskin from the deer he has hunted.

Here he is as a revolutionary..

He has a great time doing this and loves to share his knowledge with anyone interested...
This week end he and a group of reenactors will be setting up a Civil War Encampment at the Livery Stable in Brazil Indiana. If you are in the area check them out.

4 comments:

Linda said...

Too cool, I love it!

intothedawn said...

That is so cool! It would be so fun to see one of his re-enactments. I bet its fascinating to talk with him, too! Great post

Jewelled Trellis said...

That is so awesome. He must be fascinating to talk to. One day I'd love to be able to see a re-enactment.

Ginger said...

Thanks Guys....he is your go to guy if you are into history. He is always learning ....