"Please have a look at my work and stay awhile." Dick Toone, Artisan and Proprietor


The Living History Shop has proudly provided furnishings to the following historic sites, as well as furnishings to Columbia Pictures for use in Mel Gibson’s film The Patriot.
Photo depicts a portion of the George Washington collection, duplicated for Rockingham Final Headquarters: Folding Stool, Chippendale Table & Chair, Writing Case, Dovetailed Shipping Crate with hand-blown glass bottles and Hair-on Chest. Richard S. Toone, craftsman.

Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, VA.

Valley Forge National Park, PA.

Yorktown Victory Center, VA.

Rockingham: Washington’s Headquarters, NJ

Washington Crossing State Park, NJ

Fort Frederick State Park, MD

Fort King George, GA

Johnson Hall State Historic Site, NY

The Neville House, PA

Fort Morris Historic Site, GA

Charles Carroll House, MD

Heritage Hill State Historic Park, WI

Pamplin Historical Park, VA

Fort Stanwix National Monument, NY

Colonial National Colonial Historic Park, Yorktown, VA

Stoney Point Battlefield State Historic Site, NY

Saratoga National Historical Park, NY



Museum-quality reproduction travel furnishings from 1740-1790. Including folding beds, chests, tables, chairs, wheelbarrows and all manner of accessories. We have handshake partnered with Bryant White, Jr. to expand our present services and provide for a continued future. Bryant Jr. is recent Journeyman graduate of The Funiture Institute of Massachusetts. He is grandson of John White (Avalon Forge), son of Bryant White (artist painter married to noted historical painter Pamela Patrick White). Some of Bryant's handiwork can be seen at www.bryantbuilds.com We are dedicated to meeting the needs of museums, historical sites, and officers in the field.



Please call with your questions or orders. We enjoy complex or challenging research and build opportunities.

Richard & Regina Toone
18 Tower Drive
Columbus, NJ 08022
PHONE (609) 261-3415