The Minute Man National Historical Park Living History Authenticity Committee would like to acknowledge the following individuals whose research, past and present, has contributed to this project and to the living history community in general.

Stuart Lillie, Vice President of Operations, Fort Ticonderoga, for allowing us to use the standards for their Brown’s Raid standards as the foundation for our own!

Sharon Ann Burnston, author of Fitting and Proper: 18th Century Clothing from the Collection of the Chester County Historical Society, 1998, and the online resource site, At Home in the 18th Century

Henry Cooke, owner of Historical Costuming Services, Randolph MA, Éminence grise of the standards committee and of the living history community. Founding member of the 10th Massachusetts Regiment

Ruth Hodges, Principle editor for the Minute Man NHP Living History Standards Committee and contributor of a treasure trove of information on men's and women's neckwear

Alex Cain, author of the blog, Historical Nerdery and owner of Untapped History, a historical walking tour of Newburyport MA.

Greg Theberge, Member of Captain David Brown’s Company, an extremely well-researched impression of a 1775 minute company, and author of the 18th Century Material Culture Resource Center which includes hundreds of images and sources of 18th century clothing, accessories, and equipment

Kirsten Hammerstrom, author of the historical clothing blog Kitty Calash

Carol Kocian for her extensive knowledge of 18th century stocking construction!

“The Hive,” Stephanie Smith and Hallie Larkin

Susan Felshin, author of an extensive historical clothing blog

Joel Bohy, Director, Historic Arms & Militaria, Skinner, Inc. Marlborough MA

Christopher Fox, Associate Deputy Director, American Furniture & Decorative Arts, Specialist, Historic Arms & Militaria, Skinner Inc. Marlborough MA

Last updated: August 22, 2019

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