August 30, 1866

“…went to a clambake this afternoon..”

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“Pleasant. Have been in bathing this morning  enjoyed it very much. went to a clam bake this afternoon  John and I took a walk together which I enjoyed more than any thing since I left home..”  – Hattie E.F. D.

Notes: New England Clambake   https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_England_clam_bake

 

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“Sea-side Sketches – A Clam-bake” Illustration by Winslow Homer, pub. Harper’s Weekly August 1873; Collection of Boston Public Library.
© 2016 Amy E. McManus

 

 

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