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The Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands is a branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, an international organization dedicated to the study and recreation of the Middle Ages and early Renaissance.
Geographically, the Debatable Lands include greater Pittsburgh and most of southwestern Pennsylvania. The Debatable Lands is the oldest and one of the largest baronies in the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, the region covering western New York, most of Pennsylvania outside the Harrisburg-Philadelphia corridor, and West Virginia.
The Barony-Marche also proudly includes two smaller branches within its borders: the Canton of Steltonwald, covering Beaver County, PA; and the no-longer-incipient College of Cour d'Or (CONGRATULATIONS YINZ GUYS!), representing Pittsburgh-area college students.
Upcoming Events and Important News:
- Wed, Dec 03, 2014: Officer's Meeting - CMU Student Union Dowd Rm The December Officers' Meeting is Wednesday, December 3rd at 8pm in the Student Union Dowd Room of CMU. This is the bi-monthly officer's meeting of the Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands. All gentles are welcome and encouraged to attend. Free parking is available in the Forbes Parking Garage, next to the University Center. The Dowd room is on the second floor. Click here for the policy updates that will be discussed and voted on at the December meeting (also available as an MS Word document or PDF document). Please send any comments to Alaric at firstname.lastname@example.org. More events may be found on the Events & Demos webpage.
- "People first hearing about Pennsic often say, 'So, it’s like a Renaissance fair?' It’s really not. It’s the difference between going to see a hockey game and strapping on a pair of skates..." An excellent article on the most recent Pennsic War can be found here.
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