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June 8, 2015

Vintage Base Ball at Meadowcroft

Many Vintage Base Ball clubs play according the rules of 1860, adopted by the National Association of Base-Ball Players in New York on March 14, 1860. This was a time before the common use of gloves, when players were referred to as “ballists” and a batter was a “striker.”

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May 18, 2015

Transportation Through Time

Explore the evolution of transportation in Southwestern Pennsylvania, from trails to trains and everything in between.

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March 30, 2015

How do they do it?: Recreating and Maintaining a Prehistoric Indian Village

While prehistoric villagers continually maintained their villages out of necessity, each winter the staff of Meadowcroft winterizes our recreated Prehistoric Indian Village. So with the thaw underway, we get to break out of our libraries, archives, and offices to spread our wings under the clear spring sky, to maintain and add features to the space.

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