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Heather Sheen
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Entrepreneur, reenactor, harpist and slighly over-focused cockade researcher
Entrepreneur, reenactor, harpist and slighly over-focused cockade researcher

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It's South Carolina Secession Day!

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Secession Cockades in South Carolina
On December 20, 1860, South Carolina became the first state to secede from the United States. This was the opening step in a movement that would end with new country formed - and America's bloodiest war. Ripples from that event are seen even today. People w...

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Pearl Harbor & American Cockades
World War II had a dramatic effect on the cockades of the world. ▪ It was the last time Americans would widely wear ribbon patriotic cockades. ▪ It was the first time Americans would widely wear metal patriotic "cockades." ▪ Modern American airplane roundel...

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LOL

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Do you know the three main uses for Victorian bonnet veils?

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Mom is blogging... about vulcanite!

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Where did our Founder's uniform colors come from? You guessed it - a cockade!

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Buff and Blue... And Cockades
Many of the portraits of our founding fathers show them in Continental Army uniforms of buff (tan) and blue. By the end of the Revolutionary War, these were considered the basic uniform colors for the army. George Washington himself was apparently involved ...

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Learn more about cockades at my website www.creativecockades.com.
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