In this episode, Candiss explains the origin of the expression “Best Foot Forward”. Today it means to “behave very well in order to gain someone’s approval” but in Colonial times it wasn’t a saying as much as a social gesture.
Colonial Expressions: Why Do We Say That? Episode 3: Best Foot Forward
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This fall Witness Stones will commemorate the lives of Dinah and Peter, two enslaved inhabitants of the Scott House.
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