After the turkey dinner is over and you’re done playing football, grab a quiet moment and listen as Kathleen and I discuss the First Thanksgiving, how the holiday has transformed over the years, what foods would have been typical on a 17th century dinner table and the myths that just won’t go away.
Be sure to mark your calendar. We’ll be giving away some great books during the live broadcasts of Fieldstone Common.
1 Nov 2012 at 1pm EST
When America First Met China with Eric Jay Dolin. As a brand new country the United States set out right away to establish itself as a commercial power. Eric Jay Dolin talks about the early roots of the China trade and the historical balance of power between these two nations.
The Poorhouses of Massachusetts with Heli Meltsner. A Study on the development of the poorhouses, the life within their walls and their architecture. Learn how Massachusetts dealt with its poor, homeless and mentally ill before the inception of Social Security and current welfare programs.
A New England Town with Prof. Ken Lockridge . Ken Lockridge wrote A New England Town in 1970 and it went on to become a significant contribution to the field of history and our understanding of the development of New England. Come hear how the field of history has changed since that time.