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The Fall River Skeleton in Armor

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The Fall River skeleton discovered in 1832 in a sand bank near a church had an unusual feature: It was clad in armor. Not 20 miles north another mysterious discovery had been made: Dighton Rock, a 40-ton boulder with strange ...

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How the Poles Came to New England

Before the Poles came to New England they had already made it to the Jamestown colony in Virginia as craftsmen. Over the centuries the Poles came to New England in waves, the first from 1870 to 1914, the second after ...

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Pass the Tourtiere, C’est Le Reveillon!

For many, many years, le reveillon was the way Franco-Americans ushered in New Year’s Day in New England’s Little Canadas.   The reveillon is a long, late dinner preceding a holiday.  Tourtiere is central to the meal. The celebrated meat pie, ...

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