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Volunteers Wanted for 2021

Volunteers needed to make our 2021 season better than ever! Many thanks to all our existing volunteers who help us move in the right direction!

Colonial Cooking – Lobster in Cream Sauce!

Every historian worth their salted butter knows that the redcoats (a.k.a. “lobsterbacks”) were the scourge of the Continental Army, but did you also know that lobsters themselves were looked down upon just about as harshly by 18th century New Englanders? We’ll find out more in today’s colonial crustacean cooking adventure! In addition to their well-documented…

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Historical Happy Holidays!

All across Townsend, trees are being decorated, cookies are baking, people are strategically hanging up mistletoe, and last week’s blizzard and this week’s impending heat wave are sparring to decide whether it’s going to be a white Christmas! It’s that jolly time of year again when we create what Charles Dickens might have called the…

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