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Day: November 30, 2021

Battle of Ridgefield

Battlefield Research Blog Entry #10: The Mysterious Fourth Engagement

Ridgefield Historical Society staff and researchers from Heritage Consultants, LLC are documenting areas in town where fighting occurred in addition to the three most well-known engagements along Route 116. What is less known is the fighting that occurred throughout town afterwards which may be described as a “fourth engagement.”

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Cultural history

Colonial Spice Cookies: History and Recipe with Candiss Cowan

In this video, Candiss gives a little history on spice cookies made during the Colonial era. The ingredients were costly, which is why they were made only once a year during the holidays. She explains a recipe from Colonial Williamsburg prepared in two ways: English and Dutch.

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