Author: Elizabeth Neily

Period Clothing

In the 16th Century clothing styles were as diverse as anything worn in the 21st Century. In fact it was more elaborate and more intricate than anything put out by haute couturiers on the modern fashion scene. Noble men and women flashed as much bling as they could over their sumptuous silks and fine linens. They were so over the…

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Mammoths and Mastodons

Proboscidea Mammoths and Mastodons, an elephant like mammal, became extinct at the end of the Pleistocene approximately 11,000 years ago. These animals inhabited different environmental systems called habitats. Mastodons, may have lived along forest edges and swamps. Their diet was leafy, such as cattails, red maple, elderberry, coastal willow and gourd/squash. Their teeth were humped up to break up twigs mixed…

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