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Six Cranberry Bogs Throughout New England

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Cranberry bogs, ubiquitous in Southeastern Massachusetts, can be found in every New England state. They are enjoying something of a revival, as family farmers over the past decade have reclaimed and renovated old cranberry bogs—or built new ones -- throughout ...

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Puritan Easter, or The Devil’s Holiday

John Winthrop famously wrote in this journal that the Arbella departed for the New World on Easter Monday – March 29, 1630. But the Puritan Easter would soon disappear.   Uppon arriving in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Winthrop and his ...

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