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Wilton Historical Society carries on colonial cookery traditions

Wilton Historical Society carries on colonial cookery traditions

12/15 09:58 Anonymous 0

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Kendra Ward learns some age-old cooking techniques during the monthly colonial cooking class at the Wilton Historical Society.Kendra Ward learns some age-old cooking techniques during the monthly colonial cooking class at the Wilton Historical Society.

New Historical Evidence Suggests Most Pilgrims Sailed Back Home To Celebrate First Thanksgiving

New Historical Evidence Suggests Most Pilgrims Sailed Back Home To Celebrate First Thanksgiving

11/22 14:38 Anonymous 0

BOSTON—In what seems to suggest acute homesickness among the colonists, historians at Boston University said on Wednesday that newly uncovered documents indicate that most pilgrims sailed back to Europe in the fall of 1623 to celebrate the first Thanksgiving at home.“What we see from personal diaries and ships’ logs is that the majority of these settlers, rather than stay put and observe the holiday in Plymouth, decided to brave the three-month journey back across the Atlantic to be with family and friends,” said professor Willa Sinclair, adding that the few pilgrims who remained in the New World either couldn’t afford the trip or refused to go if their father was bringing his new girlfriend.

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Q&A: Carol Boulris, of the Needham Historical Society - News - Needham Times

04/10 23:03 Anonymous 0

Born in Alton, Illinois, Carol Boulris moved to Needham in 1969 with her three children and her husband Chet, who had just left the U.She was a Needham Town Meeting member for nearly 30 years, a Needham School Committee member for close to 10 years, she has been on the board of directors for the Needham Historical Society for over 30 years and she has been the chairperson for the Historical Commission for 14 years.

Istanbul's historical peninsula hosts gastronomy festival

Istanbul's historical peninsula hosts gastronomy festival

05/09 03:31 Anonymous 0

The city of Istanbul, which has been nominated as the "world's gastronomic capital," will host Gastronomist 2017, set to kick off tomorrow.The event is organized with the cooperation of the Culture and Tourism Ministry and Istanbul's Fatih Municipality and is to be Turkey's first international event entirely focused on traditional food cultures.