Victorian Era & Civil War Living History Package

Servicing the Saratoga Springs Area
and Surrounding Counties in Upstate New York
Other Areas Considered - Call (518) 893-6116 For Bookings


Brewster Brougham Our Restored Brewster Brougham

A Brougham is a servant driven fine coach of the upper class. Our restored Brougham was made by the renowned Brewster Company and is of museum quality.

This rare vehicle is now available to museums, organizations, libraries, schools and educational facilities as part of a Living History presentation of the Civil War and Victorian era. This package is also available for private events and re-enactments.

Package Description

The package includes the Brougham Coach and a Victorian era living history interpreter , who reveals the life of the wife of a Civil War Doctor or of a Civil War Widow.

Mary Lou Pavlik The persona, Maryann Lewis Bronson, whose husband, Dr. George Bronson, is serving or had served in the union army, as a hospital steward in the 11th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment. Mrs. Bronson arrives and departs in the Brougham, attended by properly attired coachman and footman. The Brougham will remain on display the entire time, providing the unique opportunity to interact in the first person with a tableau of persona and transportation of the Civil War and Victorian era.

In whatever role is desired our interpreter will mingle and interact with your class or group answering questions within the context of the role, always in the first person. Alternately she will address the group in a monologue description of the life, hopes and fears of her persona excerpting from original letters written by Dr. George Bronson to his wife in anticipation of and after several major battles of the Civil War.

Package Prices Starting At:

Weekdays - $600
Weekends - $750


Mary Lou Pavlik Our Living History Interpreter, Mary Lou Pavlik, is the great, great granddaughter of Dr. George Bronson who served in the Union Army's 11th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment, and Maryann Lewis Bronson. Mary Lou has performed the first person personification of Maryann Lewis Bronson for historical societies, schools, church groups, libraries, Civil War roundtables and Civil War re-enactments.

Interpreter Only Is Available Starting At $150


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