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Gary Vorwald, 54, of Setauket, a reenactor from (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Gary Vorwald, 54, of Setauket, a reenactor from the third New York Regiment, educated families on the American Revolution at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Brookhaven Country Fair

Hundreds attend the Brookhaven Country Fair held at the Longwood Estate in Ridge.

Ben Foster, 76, of Hampton Bays, reenacts the
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Ben Foster, 76, of Hampton Bays, reenacts the role of an artilleryman in the American Revolution at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Adam Friedman, 8, of Port Jefferson, raced across
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Adam Friedman, 8, of Port Jefferson, raced across the yard trying to balance a potato on a spoon at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Kristina Foster, 45, of Hampton Bays, who has
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Kristina Foster, 45, of Hampton Bays, who has reenacted roles as a camp follower and head cook during the American Revolution for 19 years, cooked chicken while educating families at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

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Civil War reenactors marched throughout the crowds at
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Civil War reenactors marched throughout the crowds at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Gary Vorwald, 54, of Setauket, a reenactor from
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Gary Vorwald, 54, of Setauket, a reenactor from the third New York Regiment, educated families on the American Revolution at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Bob Shepherd, 57, of Bristol, Conn. a reenactor
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Bob Shepherd, 57, of Bristol, Conn. a reenactor of the 42nd Regiment of Foote in the Royal Highland Regiment in 1776, educated families at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Jack Hanratty, 4, of East Northport, rode a
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Jack Hanratty, 4, of East Northport, rode a kiddy tractor and raced holding a spoon with a potato at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Kate Enea, 29, of Shirley, held onto her
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Kate Enea, 29, of Shirley, held onto her daughter Annabelle Enea, 3, during a pony ride at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

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Joseph Arena Jr., 52, of Deer Park, a
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Joseph Arena Jr., 52, of Deer Park, a reenactor of a first sergeant during World War II, educated the public on the history and weapons from 1941-1945. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Jedd Kronberg, 8, Kyle Henry, 7, and Adam
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Jedd Kronberg, 8, Kyle Henry, 7, and Adam Friedman, 8, all of Port Jefferson, raced during during a game at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

The Longwood Estate, owned by the Town of
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

The Longwood Estate, owned by the Town of Brookhaven, is listed under the National Register of Historic Places. This is the 32nd year that the Brookhaven Country Fair has been on the estate in Ridge. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Among those doing re-enactment during the Brookhaven Country
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Among those doing re-enactment during the Brookhaven Country Fair was this group showing the dress and style of upper middle class women during the Civil War. They are, from left, Christine Zukowski, 48, of Bayville>, Angela Laino, 45, of Williston Park, and Laura Zukowski, 27, of Bayville. (Sept. 8, 2012)

Paul Gasparo, 57, of Huntington, educated families on
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Paul Gasparo, 57, of Huntington, educated families on how to make bowls, cups and combs out of horn at the Brookhaven Country Fair at the Longwood Estate in Ridge. (September 8, 2012)

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