Colonial Seaport Foundation (CSF) is an educational organization focused on preserving facets of America’s Colonial (17th-18th Century) maritime heritage by providing historically accurate information and education to the public. CSF attends events in Colonial costume with displays and demonstrations the operation of vessel(s), equipment, tools, procedures, skills and lifestyles within the maritime community.
CSF offers the following living-history experiences for children and adults alike:
– LIVING HISTORY ENCAMPMENT
– 17TH AND 18TH CENTURY SEAMANSHIP AND NAVIGATION
– LIFE AS A SAILOR
– COLONIAL COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS
– COLONIAL MODEL BUILDING
– ROPE MAKING
– COLONIAL WEAPONS AND TACTICS
– HANDS-ON HISTORIC ARTIFACT PRESENTATIONS
THE LUNA PROJECT
The Luna is under construction in Deltaville, VA. A working replica of an early 18th Century coastal trading sloop is underway. A school curriculum will be established to provide pier side education, classroom lectures and possibly underway field trips.
Building The LUNA:
How would you like to take part in the construction of a Bermuda sloop?
Every Sunday is a Luna work day in Deltaville, VA! Come and get hands on experience building and renovating this floating living history classroom!
TO JOIN US CONTACT: John Collamore at email JHCOLLAMORE@COLONIALSEAPORT.ORG or call 804-381-8558
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