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Who We Are

The Barony of Ponte Alto is a chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism based in the inner Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC.  Ponte Alto is part of the Kingdom of Atlantia which stretches from Maryland to South Carolina, plus a little bit of Georgia. Map of Atlantia.

What We Do

The Barony works to re-create parts of the Middle Ages through "hands on" activities such as armored combat, fencing, archery, clothing making, embroidery, and music.

Where We Are

The Barony's official territory covers Fairfax County (except for Centreville and Chantilly), Arlington County, and the cities of Alexandria, Fairfax, and Falls Church, but our activities are open to anyone who is interested.

Photo courtesy of
Dwayne Eckman
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Their Excellencies of Ponte Alto, Naran Numuchi and Marie-Therese Normand, Noyon and Baroness, welcome you!

Click here to view the Baronial Progress and Whims

::: Ponte Alto Events :::

Check out what's happening in Virtual Atlantia!

Upcoming Events, Practices & Meetings
Ponte Alto Monthly A&S Gathering: Wire Weaving with Mistress Mariana -- Tue, 16 Mar @ 06:00pm
Ponte Alto Baronial Social and Happy Hour -- Sun, 21 Mar @ 05:00pm
Scriptorium and A&S Night -- Mon, 22 Mar @ 07:00pm
March Newcomer's Night -- Tue, 23 Mar @ 07:30pm
Populace Gathering -- Sun, 28 Mar @ 05:00pm
See calendar for details

::: News and Announcements :::


ATTENTION! All official Ponte Alto practices (including archery, rapier, and heavy) as well as in-person Newcomers Meetings, Populace Gatherings, and other social gatherings are hereby suspended until future notice due to the threat of COVID-19. We will continue to evaluate the conditions and safety of public gatherings in the future, so please stay tuned!

In the meantime, please do check out our calendar for virtual activities hosted by Ponte Alto, as well as the Virtual Atlantia web-page for other on-line events!

Last Updated: March 2, 2021

Newcomers Meeting

The March Newcomers Meeting is Tuesday, the 23rd, 7:30pm! See the calendar for location info.

Populace Gathering

The March Populace Gathering is Sunday, the 28th, 5:00! See the calendar for on-line meeting info!

January 2021 Issue of Il Tempo

Notes from the populace meeting and upcoming events! View in PDF

Open Call for Officers!

Looking for a way to get involved? The barony is in need of new officers!

The barony is need of a new Seneschal! If you are interested in volunteering, or even just finding out more, reach out to our seneschal, Lord Seamus O Maoil Riain at

::: Baronial Openings :::

Open Baronial Officer Positions

Currently the Barony has several positions it is looking to fill.

Vacant positions include:
Deputy Herald (especially a court herald!)
Deputy MoL
Deputy Chancellor of Youth Activities
Deputy for Demos
Deputy Archery Marshal
Deputy Chronicler

Please contact the the individual officer or the Baronial Seneschal for a position you are interested in or for more information.


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