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When New England Candy Was King: 15 Sweet Facts

New England candy ruled the American confectionery industry from colonial times right through the mid 1900s. Many candy makers made their sugary treats in factories throughout New England, especially in Boston and Cambridge, Mass. The Puritans weren't too puritanical for ...

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Ethan Allen and the Tale from the Outhouse

Capture of Fort Ticonderoga

On Sept. 25, 1775, Ethan_Allen">Ethan Allen was captured by the British. Fresh from his stunning victory at Fort Ticonderoga, he thought he could capture Montreal. He had led an invasion into Canada with a small band of his Green Mountain Boys, ...

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Lincoln House in Vermont Added to Trail

Robert Todd Lincoln’s home in Manchester, Vermont, has made it onto the Vermont African American Heritage Trail, the 10-stop tour around the state of sites significant in African American history. It is noteworthy not just for its ties to the great ...

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