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At the Kids' Table with Sarah Lohman: Thanksgiving History

Sat, November 2nd, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Saturdays, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 1, and April 26; 2pm

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Day of Thanksgiving Proclamation. Come discover what Thanksgiving food and festivities looked like in colonial times, Lincoln's times, and our own. After exploring artifacts and images of Thanksgiving history, participants will make their own mini apple pies with an assortment of historical and present-day flavors.


Object name 
Originally purchased by New York’s Gouverneur Morris during his time in France as the United States minister, this late eighteenth-century coffeepot was sold to Robert R. Livingston, a fellow Francophile and a successor as minister to France.
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New-York Historical Society, Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
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Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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