Penmanship and calligraphy
The link will take you to the National Archives online tutorial to teach you how to read old documents such as this one.
I like this. Simple. Creative.
The Calligraphy Guild of Pittsburgh is a group of lovers of letters banded together in the shared desire to improve understanding of those letters and their applications & possibilities. Membership in the guild is open to anyone, hand-writer or not, who shares these goals. The guild provides an arena in which calligraphers of all levels, beginners to professionals, share experiences, ideas, and technical insights. Monthly events include meetings, lectures, sharing, one-day & two-day workshops.