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World Turn'd Upside Down · 1W ago

The Citizen's Forum of the 1860s Conference!

Did you know there is an amazing Civil War Civilian Conference coming up? What's that? A change to hang out with some awesome people and discuss important topics like interpretation and learn new historical skills! This year there will be workshops o...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3W ago

18th Century Castile Soap: For Shaving, Laundry and Weight Loss

I've finally gotten around to making the soap I've been researching for the last few month...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 1M ago

The Pesky Colonial "New Year"

William Hogarth, 1755There's something funny about Colonial dates. You'll see someone in a...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 2M ago

18th Century Syringe Biscuits

This is a great recipe to break your mom's ancient syringe cookie maker from the cabinet! ...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 2M ago

Tans'ur's Tune: An 18th Century Hymn

I'm starting this off with the disclaimer that I am NOT musical and this particular song did not fit the musical principals of the present day as my limited musical ability understands them....
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3M ago

Secret Life of Bloggers Blog Party

I haven't written a Secret Life of Bloggers blog post in forever! I've been doing a lot, mostly working and enjoying whats left of fall. This season has been a roller coaster of highs and lows. Hot days, cold days, rainy days, hot days again. The Old...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 3M ago

Hannah Glasse's Revolutionary War Era Lip Salve Recipe

Mr. Fribble: I’ll endeavour to muster up what little spirits I have, and tell you the whol...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 4M ago

WARNING Photo Heavy Post! 18th Century Trades at Newlin Grist Mill

I don't even know where to start with the Fall Harvest Festival at Newlin Grist Mill in Gl...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 4M ago

Pasta con Fagioli (Pasta "Fazool") Pasta with Beans Recipe

"Don't be a fool, eat Pasta Fazool"- Gus Van & Joe Schenck (1927)This recipe was cooked fo...
World Turn'd Upside Down · 5M ago

Civil War Stationary and Envelope Templates

"Good bye my sweet little wife -- write to me often"-Jedediah Hotchkiss to Sara A. Hotchki...