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The rise of the restaurant.
An "unwilling participant" in the American Revolution writes from her fortified Cambridge, Massachusetts, home.
Domesticity on the rise in Oregon.
With Henry David Thoreau, winter walks can quickly turn into "frolic gambols."
Newspaper Contest in 1908 asked "When Is It Time to Go Home?"
Disney parking garage is world's largest.
Conflict Endured during Colonial Period in Virginia over Morality of Christians Enslaving Other Christians
—From “Mapping Time” by Peter Baldwin. Published in Common-Place, Vol. 6, No. 1 (2005). Printed by permission.
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