Living History

So What is Living History?

  • A simulation of life in another time – Jay Anderson
  • For research, interpretation, and play – Jay Anderson
  • A history that does work in the world and influences the course of history – Carl Becker
  • A form of theater in which participants use performance to create a world, tell a story, entertain, and teach lessons – Scott Magelssen
  • A living museum that… depicts folklife through its living characteristics – Arthur Hazelius
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