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*DIGITAL* Why We Eat What We Eat at Thanksgiving
How did America’s most iconic food holiday come to include green bean casserole? What did the Wampanoag people and the Pilgrims really eat in 1621? Susan Evans McClure, executive director of the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, serves up the story of Thanksgiving foods and how they help us understand our American identity.
About Susan Evans McClure
Susan Evans McClure is the Executive Director of Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. She leads the talented team of educators, curators, and archaeologists as they explore the relationship between the land, the people, and the water of the Champlain Valley. Previously, Susan was Director of Programs and Audience Development at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, where she launched the American Food History Program and the American Brewing History Initiative. Her research focuses on the field of public history, connecting people with the past in ways that are relevant to their lives today outside of the walls of the classroom.Register for this free talk
Underwriter: Lisa Schamberg and Pat Robins
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