"Learning by doing" in Northshield

“This is for those of us who are history geeks,” said Jennifer Carlson during a recent event in the Kingdom of Northshield. “We want to know what did they wear, what did they eat, how would they camp. And we want to learn by doing." John Krerowicz of the Kenosha (Wisconsin) News has the story. (photos)

One modern visitor to simmons Island Park was Charles Aldridge, who is not a history buff, but brought his five-year-old son Noah. “I’m hoping Noah will see a different culture and way of life here,” said Charles during a tour by the public of the encampment. “Besides, it seemed to be a nice way to spend an afternoon."