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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 incipient College of Cour d'Or, representing CMU students.
Upcoming Events and Important News:
- Sat, Sep 20, 2014: Coronation
- Wed, Oct 01, 2014: Officer's Meeting - CMU, Student Union McKenna Room The October Officers' Meeting is Wednesday, October 1st at 8pm in the Student Union McKenna 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 McKenna room is on the second floor. 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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