Sunday, April 2, 2017

Fort Yargo Living History Society 18th Century Market Faire

This afternoon we drove twenty miles north to Fort Yargo State Park to wander around for a while at the Fort Yargo Living History Society 18th Century Market Faire. (It was kind of like a renaissance festival set four hundred years later.)

The girls each picked out a fan to buy:

I don't know if any of the plates and pottery were actually made by this vendor or not, but they were beautiful:

I believe much of the live music was provided by the Gwinnoters, the Gwinnett chapter of the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association; I'm not sure if the banjo and harp and fiddle (not being dulcimers) are part of that group or not:

This lady was cutting silhouettes:

This is me. Since I'm usually the one taking the pictures, I'm often underrepresented on this blog; now that I take most of my pictures with my cell phone, which has a "selfie cam," that is changing:

I'm pretty sure this is the "1792 log fort built by settlers for protection against Creek and Cherokee Indians" that the park's Web site describes, though it doesn't look like the forts I remember seeing on "F-Troop" when I was growing up (which was also around 1792, I believe):

You know who this is:

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