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    Museum of Appalachia Event 2019.

    https://woodsrunnersdiary.blogspot.com/2019/01/museum-of-appalachia-events-2019.html Keith.
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    The Cleaning & Maintenance Of A Muzzle-Loading Gun.

    With so much discussion these days on lubes & chemical cleaning agents, some people must be wondering how people ever managed without them in the 18th century & how so many guns survived! Well they managed just fine ;) Keith.
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    A Woodsrunner's Day Part Two.

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    A Woodsrunner's Day Part One.

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    Making 18th Century Sulfur Matches or Spunks.

    Spunks were used in 18th century households for transferring fire to the fireplace or to light a candle from a tinderbox or tinderlighter. Sparks were struck directly onto the tinder in the tinderbox & the sulfur match would be touched to the smouldering tinder to create a flame. Be careful when...
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    Anyone here Into 18th Century Living History?

    Like the title says, anyone here into 18th century living history? Keith.
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    Trail Foods.

    Trail Foods. Byrd. The Secret History. William Byrd II (March 28, 1674 – August 26, 1744) “The Portable Provisions I would furnish our Foresters withal are Glue-Broth and rockahomini : one contains the Essence of Bread, the other of Meat. The best way of making Glue-Broth is after the...
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    Baynton & Wharton, Traders,1768.

    Winter Trade By Robert Griffing. Baynton & Wharton, 1768. I shall impatiently await the Arrival of our red Strouds &c, without which We shall suffer greatly in our Sales. Should any Accident have happend to them I recommend to you to send at least 100 Pieces of the already described Fabrick, as...