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The Thanksgiving Meal Part 2 by Leah Wilderrotter

Today we are going to be continuing on the journey of the Thanksgiving meal. Last week’s post we went over a brief history of Thanksgiving and how potatoes were used at the first Thanksgiving. This post will be about the vegetables and pumpkin pie. Vegetables One of the reasons why the pilgrims were celebrating Thanksgiving

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The Thanksgiving Meal by Leah Wilderotter

To kick off this holiday season, we start off by saying what we are thankful for and spending time with friends and family. Here at Allaire Village we celebrate our Day of Thanks by thanking our volunteers for their support of the village and for keeping Allaire’s history alive! We end this event day by

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Insights from Intern Jamie

My name is Jamie Morris and I have had the privilege of interning at the Historic Village of Allaire this past summer. As a rising junior year at Washington College, I have been interested in volunteering at the village ever since I was a child visiting with my parents. Over countless trips to the village,

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Insights From Intern Julia

My time at the Historic Village at Allaire has been filled with interesting finds, lots of reading, and a bit of dirt. Although many people would not choose to rifle through piles of dirty, broken glass, I jumped at the opportunity to look through findings from an archaeological dig of the Village. The shards of

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Insights from Intern Tom

I am often asked why history is my favorite subject, and I believe that I have a very unique answer. It all started when I was 8 or 9 years old. Like nearly all other kids of my generation, I loved video games and they consumed much of my time, to my parents dismay. At

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