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Stitching Together a Tradition

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

“How a simple tablecloth — embroidered with messages from 30-plus years of dinner guests — became one family's most treasured heirloom.”

Pass the Venison? Wear Red? Thanksgiving, Re-enacted

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

“November is showtime for a certain segment of the re-enactor set, a month in which they try to gently correct that stereotypical image of the first Thanksgiving (if it was the first Thanksgiving — and some argue that it wasn’t), as well as put across what Thanksgiving has been like at other times in American history.“

In the Pilgrims’ Footsteps, Through England and the Netherlands

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
Associate Editor

 The author details the visits he made to sites in England and the Netherlands to learn about the lives of the Pilgrims in the years before the Mayflower.

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