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Nasty Ned the Frontiersman
An 18th century teller of tall tales & historical fact. He blends Folk Tales & History into an entertaining & lively performance. Featuring the famous story of the "Bear's Nose." All Ages
Our Services and Descriptions of each characterization
Currently, we offer 9 different characterizations, in several forms: live performance, video conference, and workshop formats, or a combination. All programs adhere to the New York State and other state and national Curriculum Standards and can be modified to suit other state curriculum. Thank you for visiting!
Byron Scott: Union Civil War Soldier
The Civil War, as seen through a NY regimental line Soldier. Ages 4th grade & up
Thomas Stillwell: Revolutionary War Soldier
17th Century Samurai Warrior
Native American
Ethyerode of Pyggewhystle: Medieval Craftsman: 13th century England
Colonial Craftsman
Native American: New York State, Curriculum-based portrayal. Many visuals. All Ages
a free man and artificer. Ages 6th grade & up.  
Samurai warrior of the Toko Gawa Shogunate. Learn what a samurai's life is like following the code of Bushido. Ages 6th grade & up.
Learn how things were made during the early part of the 18th century. Rifle maker, quill maker, hornsmith. Ages 4th Grade and up.  
A militiaman's view of the war that won our country's freedom in the 18th century. Ages 4th grade & up
Benjamin Franklin
Theodore Roosevelt
Please check out our links and upcoming events below! 

www.cookforest.com/activities/livinghistoryweekend/

www.cookforest.com/frenchandindianwar/schedule.cfm

www.facebook.com/KnickerbockerMansion?fref=nf

















Our 26th President & former governor of NY. Learn about his fascinating life. Ages 4th grade & up
One of the founding fathers of our country. Science, glass music, philosophy are only parts of Ben's life. All Ages