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At the Kids' Table with Sarah Lohman: Thanksgiving History

Sat, November 2nd, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Saturdays, November 2, December 7, January 11, March 1, and April 26; 2pm

This year marks the 150th anniversary of Lincoln's Day of Thanksgiving Proclamation. Come discover what Thanksgiving food and festivities looked like in colonial times, Lincoln's times, and our own. After exploring artifacts and images of Thanksgiving history, participants will make their own mini apple pies with an assortment of historical and present-day flavors.

Coffeepot

Object name 
Coffeepot
Date 
1775-1776
Medium 
Silver
Description 
Originally purchased by New York’s Gouverneur Morris during his time in France as the United States minister, this late eighteenth-century coffeepot was sold to Robert R. Livingston, a fellow Francophile and a successor as minister to France.
Credit Line 
New-York Historical Society, Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
1951.284
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
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