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First Thanksgiving Celebrations at the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage

Sunday, November 14, 2021 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Pilgrims in the Netherlands

Sunday, November 14, 2021, 2pm – 4pm

Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites

71 Somerset Street, Somerville, NJ 08876

[email protected] (908) 725-1015


For the 400th anniversary of the “First Thanksgiving” enter the Dutch world of the Pilgrims before the Mayflower. Author J. L. Rose discusses the historical research that informs her novel on the Pilgrims in the Netherlands, foodways historian Susan McLellan Plaisted demonstrates seventeenth-century Dutch sausage making, and a walk through the Wallace House considers the long history of giving thanks in America including Congressional declarations of Thanksgiving during the American Revolution and George Washington’s proclamations as President of the United States.

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Sunday, November 14, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage
71 Somerset Street
Somerville, NJ 08876 United States
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