All posts by Tricia Labbe

The first Thanksgiving

"The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth" by Jennie A. Brownscombe (1914).

With each holiday and celebration, it is the menu that most piques my interest. Food brings people together; on the best day it can break down cultural barriers, and it often provides a mode for..

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The Dionne Family: Genealogical beginnings

Francis Dionne

Growing up in Waterville, Maine, with a large French-Canadian family, I was always interested in history—particularly the history of my family and hometown. Both my parents grew up in Waterville, their forebears having moved there from Canada and..

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