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Old April 30, 2013, 05:46 AM   #1
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Fort Frederick 18th ce Market Fair 2013

The Fort Frederick 18th Century Market Fair is one of the biggest reenacting/living history events of its kind in the eastern U.S.. Last week I was camping at the 2013 version of the event and I'd like to share some of the goings on in a short series of videos. In this episode I'll give you the general tenor of the event by showing you the campgrounds and the vendors at the Market Fair.
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Old April 30, 2013, 03:37 PM   #2
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Thanks for the video.
We attended one of these events, years ago.
But only as spectators, not participants.
It was a great time.
Have you ever gotten to the one at George Rogers Clark Park in Ohio?
It's lacking the neat fort, with only a corner of a wooden one, but it's quite large in attendance.
Lock the doors, they're coming in the windows.
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Old April 30, 2013, 06:18 PM   #3
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Very nice! I look forward to more videos - looks like a great event!

I haven't had the opportunity to go to any events in the last couple of years due to being too busy but I sure do miss the making of new friends around a campfire at night and all the fun and knowledge that gets kicked around. I always enjoyed dragging my fiddle along to play at night - never took to many tunes to get a few folks around the fire for a fun evening. Events like that are great places to make new friends, get as well as share a lot of ideas and escape the "modern world" - and as sore as I get, I still love sleeping under a piece of canvas and seeing the stars at night. Everyone ought to do it at least once!

Thanks for sharing - as always, we enjoy your videos.
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Old April 30, 2013, 07:38 PM   #4
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What a great video, Mike

I makes me think of all the opportunities I am missing.

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