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The following featured hand-cut wooden jigsaw puzzles are some of Carrie’s early pieces, patterned after the jigsaws popular in America between about 1910 to 1940.
In the early 1930’s, with the country in a great depression, wooden jigsaw puzzles, especially those featuring figural pieces, hit their zenith of popularity. Wealthy collectors bought them for pleasure [...]
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A new and expanded second edition of The American Patriot’s Treasury of Historical Thanksgiving Dinner Ideas was released earlier this month (August 2009).
The expanded edition includes a new chapter on Thanksgiving era pirates, and how they are connected to Plymouth, plus more games, and more resources for improving relations with American Indians.
Available in paperback or [...]
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What an opportunity passes by 99% of all Americans each year with the coming and going of Thanksgiving! In our own homes we could be learning about the slave trade of that era (1621), or the pirates, or the Wampanoag Peoples, none of which are “boring” topics in the least!
Yet, because Thanksgiving has been [...]