Our Studios And Store

Our Studios And Store
Our Studios are located in Wrightsville, along the western banks of the Susquehanna River in the Susquehanna Valley Region of Pennsylvania and is well known for the burning of the bridge during the Civil War in 1863.   Just across the river is Columbia, being home to the Turkey Hill Experience, National Watch & Clock Collectors Museum, Wright's Ferry Mansion and the many Victorian era buildings in the Historic District. It's a visitor's paradise to antique and art seekers with the many antique shops and art studios in historic former business buildings and homes. Hop skip and a jump we are near Philadelphia, Baltimore, Gettysburg, etc.     Being a "Detroit Boy" but always the historian, moving to this region after a number of years in Hawaii just made sense. You can't go outside without being lured into the time machine, which is where I thrive.   The foundry, leather...
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What Historic Origins Is All About

What Historic Origins Is All About
Bronze. White Metals. Wood. Leather. Add a long list of other things like web design, coding, digital graphic arts, meh. I learned because I had to, and have found some enjoyment in it over the years.   Yeah, I've been around the block a number of times. So many, the neighbors have coffee waiting for me at every driveway. Historic Origins. It's been a reflection of my ever changing tastes and desires, but ever since I started in business in the early 90's I've wanted to somehow create the perfect easel. I'm almost there, and you're going to get to see it.   "White Metal", is where I started all this, casting anyways. Back in the late 80's I began researching and working on ways to start creating my own figurines and re-enactment accessories. Eventually I started a venture with a partner that left me with knowledge, and an empty...
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Marketplace Addition To Historic Origins

Marketplace Addition To Historic Origins
A free service/feature (Like Etsy/Ebay/Insert Online Shop Here) for theme* related makers on the Historic Origins Studios website.   After finishing some of the backend work on our own store and already being satisfied with the community design, I figured with a little effort I could offer up something just about anyone could get benefit from without having to suffer all of the fees and red tape associated with the general online stores out there. I've handled various aspects of online merchanting pretty much since the internet became a thing- and remember how hard it was early on to just "get going".   In the many different groups, stomping grounds and shipyards I play in, I've encountered a great deal of folk who may only have an item or two, lack experience, or just want to give it a try and for whatever reason get turned away, turned off or...
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Geology: Schmexy Because I Said So.

Geology: Schmexy Because I Said So.
Essentially, Geology is the study of the materials that Earth is constructed of, how those materials are structured, and what processes influence them. Geologists spend a lot of time in the field, conducting research and compiling reports and evaluations. They study the history of the Earth in terms of materials, rocks, and minerals.  It can be a very exciting and stimulating career choice for someone who is interested in the processes that shape the Earth’s surface such as volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods, and earthquakes. If you are interested in Geology as a career choice then continue reading to learn ten reasons to become a Geologist and just how interesting the field can be.        1. You are interested in the processes that shape the Earth- A Geologist not only studies rocks and minerals but also studies how certain factors like earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and floods can help shape...
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