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Ohio State Fair

Well today the State Fair has a Veteran/Military day. With ID you get in for free but still had to pay $5 for parking.  I went did the sign…

Started by Rev. Allen M. Drago ~ Traveler

10 Jul 29, 2012
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July 7th Veteran's Day at Columbus ZOO Ohio

Seems each year the Veteran Associations here in Columbus put on an Event for Veterans at the Zoo. This get the Veteran and their family en…

Started by Rev. Allen M. Drago ~ Traveler

14 Jul 7, 2012
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Persephones Travels

I have traveled a bit, France, Italy, Canada, Mexico some parts of the East Coast, Mid-West, and most of the West Coast. Now at this point…

Started by PerseH ~Staff Wrangler~

0 Jul 5, 2012

Drago's Adventures at the Vet Home

Drago's Adventures at the Vet Home   Day one arrived about 1030 in morning and started in here. After answering several pages of questions.…

Started by Dept of PMM Artists & things

136 Nov 13, 2011

My adventures in/to Tennessee

As Many of you may know, I recently made a very long distance move from Rhode Island to Tennessee... I thought that I may share a bit about…

Started by Denise Morgan (Helping Hand)

13 Oct 19, 2011
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See what Drago's Monster #2 did, Cori went swimming in the ocean

Hundreds attend Pleasant Point dip in Passamaquoddy Bay People scramble out of the ice-cold water of Passamaquoddy Bay at Pleasant Point d…

Started by Dept of PMM Artists & things

0 Feb 7, 2011

My Trip to Ocoee Tennessee…

My Trip to Ocoee Tennessee… From January 15th 2011 to January 29th 2011, I spent my time in Ocoee Tennessee, with my Dad who I hadn’t seen…

Started by Denise Morgan (Helping Hand)

8 Feb 3, 2011
Reply by PerseH ~Staff Wrangler~

Pictures from MayFaire in Marshall MI May 2010

Started by Rev. Allen M. Drago ~ Traveler

6 Jun 8, 2010
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ANd back to Ohio into Michigain

After a week of being there upon the Friday of the 12th of Feb. The brother’s of whom I was with showed up escorted me out with my pack and…

Started by Rev. Allen M. Drago ~ Traveler

0 Feb 20, 2010

VA

The travel from Ohio to Virginia was done in 12 hours. The person I was staying with in Ohio had a small sports car and offered to take me…

Started by Rev. Allen M. Drago ~ Traveler

1 Feb 20, 2010
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Patchwork Merchant Mercenaries had its humble beginnings as an idea of a few artisans and craftsmen who enjoy performing with live steel fighting. As well as a patchwork quilt tent canvas. Most had prior military experience hence the name.

 

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Vendertainers that brought many things to a show and are know for helping out where ever they can.

As well as being a place where the older hand made items could be found made by them and enjoyed by all.

We expanded over the years to become well known at what we do. Now we represent over 100 artisans and craftsman that are well known in their venues and some just starting out. Some of their works have been premiered in TV, stage and movies on a regular basis.

Specializing in Medieval, Goth , Stage Film, BDFSM and Practitioner.

Patchwork Merchant Mercenaries a Dept of, Ask For IT was started by artists and former military veterans, and sword fighters, representing over 100 artisans, one who made his living traveling from fair to festival vending medieval wares. The majority of his customers are re-enactors, SCAdians and the like, looking to build their kit with period clothing, feast gear, adornments, etc.

Likewise, it is typical for these history-lovers to peruse the tent (aka mobile store front) and, upon finding something that pleases the eye, ask "Is this period?"

A deceitful query!! This is not a yes or no question. One must have a damn good understanding of European history (at least) from the fall of Rome to the mid-1600's to properly answer. Taking into account, also, the culture in which the querent is dressed is vitally important. You see, though it may be well within medieval period, it would be strange to see a Viking wearing a Caftan...or is it?

After a festival's time of answering weighty questions such as these, I'd sleep like a log! Only a mad man could possibly remember the place and time for each piece of kitchen ware, weaponry, cloth, and chain within a span of 1,000 years!! Surely there must be an easier way, a place where he could post all this knowledge...

Traveling Within The World is meant to be such a place. A place for all of these artists to keep in touch and directly interact with their fellow geeks and re-enactment hobbyists, their clientele.

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