Vanished Wood is a Canton withing the Barony of Ayreton, located in the Midlands Region of the Middle Kingdom. The Middle Kingdom is one of many Kingdoms within the Society for Creative Anachronism, commonly known as the SCA. In modern terms, the Canton of Vanished Wood is located in the northwest Chicago suburbs. The SCA is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to re-creating the more pleasant aspects of the Middle Ages and Renaissance. For more information, please visit the SCA Newcomer’s Portal for a brief overview.