The Shire of Gryffyn's Keep is part of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc.; a worldwide non-profit organization dedicated to researching and recreating the Middle Ages and Renaissance. Geographically, the Shire of Gryffyn's Keep includes parts of Westmoreland, Fayette, and Indiana counties. Our shire is part of the Kingdom of Æthelmearc, a larger, regional SCA group covering western New York, most of Pennsylvania outside the Harrisburg-Philadelphia corridor, and West Virginia.

The Society for Creative Anachronism is an international organization dedicated to researching and re-creating the arts and skills of pre-17th-century Europe. Our “Known World” consists of 19 kingdoms, with over 30,000 members residing in countries around the world. Members, dressed in clothing of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, attend events which feature tournaments, royal courts, feasts, dancing, various classes & workshops, and more.


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