“Tames Alan is known for her in-depth research and lively presentational style. She kindles a thirst for history while entertaining the audiences with her knowledge and humor.”   Pierce & King County Libraries

 

Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Learn the history behind the drama in these featured programs:
Dining at Downton: A Trial by Fork and Life In Service at Downton Abbey

 
 

Random History

During the 18th century, the aristocracy lit their homes with chandeliers holding dozens of candles. This created a major fire hazard, as the wigs of the time, particularly for women, could reach anywhere from two to five feet in height.

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