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Jefferson College

1000 Viking Dr
Hillsboro, MO 63050-2440

General Phone: 636-797-3000
Financial Aid Phone: 636-797-3000
Sector: Public, 2-year
Classification: Associates Colleges

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Re-enactment draws history buffs - Natchez Democrat

“I love to dress up in costumes,” Attales said. “I love to be authentic.”The re-enactment community is close — even if they don’t keep in contact beyond weekend events.“You see the same people,” Attales said. “We don’t have phone numbers or e-mails for each other, but they see us all the time.”Attales enjoys not just the history but the creative aspect of re-enacting.“I love to come out and create this whole little world of our own,” she said.For visitors to re-enactments, participants often make up skits or recreate events to show what life was like during the Civil War or at a battle scene.In fact, Attales’ father has been “captured” and “killed” at several events recently. At one event, he portrays a mayor who’s been captured and put on trial by Union soldiers — but he refuses to speak anything but Cajun French.But some events are more authentic than others, Traxler pointed out. His 100-percent cotton pants — and his granddaughter’s T-shirt — might not be acceptable at some events, but the Jefferson College re-enactment is a bit more relaxed.Jefferson College Director Cheryl Branyan said Saturday she was pleased with the turnout — and the event itself.“To me, walking into - more available