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Fact #7 (deck-of-cards)

Deck of Cards

Each of the suits in a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the Middle Ages. Heart represented the Church; Spades represented the military; Clubs represented agriculture; and Diamonds represented the merchant class.

Arming the Samurai

Date: March, 17th 2014 1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

An Historic Interpreter demonstrates how a samurai of the Edo period (1603-1868) would have armed himself.

Location
Great Hall Stage