Re-enactors "cross-pollinate" at Re-enactor Recruitment Day in Pennsylvania

Strolling through the Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, recently, one would find 16th century pikemen chatting with Confederate soldiers and soldiers from the German Wehrmacht trading resources with buckskinners. The article appeared in The Sentinel. (photos)

The Re-enactor Recruitment Day was open to the public, with hopes that the participating groups would add to their numbers, but discussions between the various groups also took place. “There’s a lot of cross-pollination going on between the groups,” said Karl Warner, program and education coordinator at AHEC. “A Civil War actor might want to try out World War II. Well, this is where you meet the World War II guys.”

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