Historian and historical re-enactor Dennis Loba explores the various timepieces of the eighteenth century. Dennis explains where timepieces were coming from, shows examples from his collection and answers questions.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Dennis Loba is known to Germanna Foundation mainly for his portrayals of Alexander Spotswood and the Rev. John Thompson. He is a history graduate of Virginia Military Institute and a former Army Officer who served on active duty, as well as in the Virginia National Guard. He has been an avid student of history his entire life and specializes in the 18th century Material Culture. He is a “regular” at many historical sites including Carlyle House, Mt. Harmon Plantation, Fort Frederick, Williamsburg, and numerous others. He credits his wife Donna, in dealing with his continual historical “crusades” as there is usually a pile of books he is reading, surrounding his favorite chair in their living room!