The Banner of Jasna Gora is a living history group
dedicated to learning and teaching about the 17th century
We are nominally based at the National Shrine of
Our members come from all walks of life and are bound together by our interest in the history of the period and culture we portray. While most of us are Polish-Americans who are exploring our heritage. We do have members who share our fascination with this proud but largely unknown period of European history. While most of what we portray depicts the military aspects of the period, we also learn about and portray aspects of the civilian culture of the time from the proud noblemen and their ladies to the witty peasants.