We have spent years researching and authenticating period correct medical tools and practices. Our medical inventory is based on the "Morristown Box" which was used during the Revolutionary War. Learn the difference between a surgeon and physician,
Why bleeding a patient was considered appropriate medical practice,
The origin of the term "sawbones,"
And how the 18th Century philosophy of "The Balance of the Four Humors" guided the treatment of disease.
These are just a few of the things that can be demonstrated by our 18th Century surgeon.
The 6th Pennsylvania offers a wide variety of programs, including:
With over 40 years of experience in "Living History" the 6th Pennsylvania is the standard in today's reenacting community. We are at the forefront of the latest research and discoveries. With this, and our love for history, we are able to bring to you an informative - as well as entertaining - program that can be tailored to fit your needs and budget.
We can be hired for Soldier Encampments, School Presentations, Honor Guard Ceremonies, Lectures and Demonstrations for groups of all size
The 6th Pennsylvania Regiment
The 6th PA has performed as Honor Guards at the UCC church in Allentown (where the Liberty Bell was hidden when the British occupied Philadelphia) as well as Honor Guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier in Bethlehem, PA.
We Present Arms, and fire a musket volley to honor the men and women who served their country during the American War for Independence.
Why go on a field trip outside the school when the field trip can come to you?
The 6th PA has presented many fascinating Revolutionary War presentations to 5th grade classrooms. Topics presented can include: