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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.
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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