August 30, 1866

“…went to a clambake this afternoon..”


“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


“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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