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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: Making Sachets for Armor Bags and Trunks -- Tue, 02 Feb @ 06:00pm
Ponte Alto Monthly A&S Gathering: Making a Glukshaus Gameboard -- Tue, 16 Feb @ 06:00pm
Ponte Alto Baronial Social and Happy Hour -- Sun, 21 Feb @ 05:00pm
Scriptorium and A&S Night -- Mon, 22 Feb @ 07:00pm
Populace Gathering -- Sun, 28 Feb @ 05:00pm
See calendar for details

::: News and Announcements :::


ATTENTION! All Ponte Alto practices (including archery, rapier, and heavy) as well as Newcomers Meetings and other social gatherings are hereby cancelled until future notice due to the threat of COVID-19. We will re-evaluate the conditions and safety of public gatherings at a future date, so please stay tuned.

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

Last Updated: January 14, 2021

Newcomers Meeting

The January Newcomers Meeting is Tuesday, the 26th, 7:30pm! See the calendar for location info.

Populace Gathering

The January Populace Gathering is Sunday, the 24th, 5:00! See the calendar for on-line meeting info!

December 2020 Issue of Il Tempo

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

::: Baronial Openings :::

Open Baronial Officer Positions

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

Vacant positions include:
Deputy Chatelain
Hall Steward
Deputy Herald (especially a court herald!)
Deputy MoL
Deputy Chancellor of Youth Activities
Deputy Minister of A&S

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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