2018 “Games Revisited” A Theme Returns


Schedule of Events for 2016:

Every Hour on the Hour, the popular “History Tent” will highlight the Beale Street Puppeteers with their version of the the historic Punch and Judy Show.

On the half-hour, hands-on puppet making opportunities will be offered between shows.

Also featured in the area of the History Tent will be Rachel O’Connell, who trained with and served as Assistant to the “Natural Philosopher”, Dean Howarth. O’Connell will demonstrate many favorite activities such as: trapball, croquet, Game of Graces (hoop toss), Shut the box (dice game), lawn bowling, mirror box, Newtons Inertia toy, tablecloth pull trick, friction tug o war, bed of nails, and singing wine glasses.

 Periodic announcements will be made during the day of special Native Demonstrations going on in the Chicone Village area of the Jamboree.  The Pocomoke Indian Nation from Crisfield, Maryland will leading these demonstrations.  

2016 Nanticoke River Jamboree Participants (as of August 31, 2016

Living History/CraftsPeople

Bealle Street Puppeteers with Punch and Judy Show

Rachel O’ Connell – Games and Intrigues of Science

Frank Bittner – Faux Grain Painting

Center for Research in Basketry – “Eye of God” and Basket Displays

Eric Cook – Mid 18th c. Frontier Living History

Paul Gasparo – Horn and Leather Wares – Dice Games

Fairplay Vintage Baseball Club of Talbot – Historic Baseball

Handsell Kitchen- “African American Doll Making and other Games”

The Kite Loft – kite flying and sales

Carolyn and Monte Hailey – Parlor Past Time

For Woodness Sake – Tops, Rhythm Sticks, Cup & Ball

Jugglers and Unicyclist – What fun!

Lady Aimee’s Fine Sewing and Sutlery

Arthur J. Malestein – 17th Century Living History

Shore Good Farms – All Things Corn!

Steve Sullivan – Custom Martin Houses

Terry White and Maura Manley – Parlor Music and Story Telling

Beverly Wright – Spinner and Sheep Shearing – Niddie-Noddie


Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth

and Nanticoke Watershed Alliance – Horseshoes and Checkers

Dorchester County Master Gardeners – Chicone Nature Trail

Historic Museums

Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park – African American Games

The Captain Timothy Hill House

Native American

Dan Coates – Certified Archeological Technician

Terry Crannell – Artifact Collection

Phillip Goldsborough – Chipping and Native Crafts

Thomas Jefferson – Mid Atlantic Cherokee Tribe

Lennie Lenape – Dancing Horse

Lenni Lenape – Dawn Manyfeathers – Indian Dice Game and Native Jewelry

Nause Waiwash Band of Indians

Pocomoke Indian Nation- Corn Toss and other Native Games


Lockhardt, Barbara – Author

Handsell General Mercantile -NHPA Fundraising, Goods and Sundries

2 Chicks Catering-Food

Ed Otter – Archaeologist and volunteers – “Digging for Treasures”




5 thoughts on “2018 “Games Revisited” A Theme Returns

  1. Found yesterday’s Jamboree to be enlightning, educational, and inspirational! Exhibitors were knowledgeable and impressive. Thoroughly enjoyed the day and hope to get involved if just in a small way.


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