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Living history

Re-enactors at Mabee Farm make history a living, breathing thing

Anne Matusiewicz of Troy prepares natural dyes with cabbage, beets and black walnut at the Mabee Farm's Revolutionary War Living History Weekend on June 8.
Photographer: Stacey Lauren-Kennedy
Anne Matusiewicz of Troy prepares natural dyes with cabbage, beets and black walnut at the Mabee Farm's Revolutionary War Living History Weekend on June 8.
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I’d never been to the Mabee Farm at Rotterdam Junction. Honestly, if I hadn’t worked for The Gazette, I wouldn’t have had much interest in it, either. I’m a native New Yorker but my parents are originally from West Bengal, India, and the American Colonial era wasn’t something we discussed or had a deep connection to. All I knew was from my textbooks in school and that was enough. Going to see re-enactors of that ...

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olive
June 9, 2014
12:47 p.m.

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Very Touching article and nicely narrated !!

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