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Vegetable Garden

Garden historian and author Wesley Greene offers a tour of what's grown in the garden from artichokes to squash — and how it's done.

Tea Party

Felicity Returns

American Girl is bringing back revolutionary heroine Felicity Merriman as its BeForever Doll for 2017. The character of the 9-year-old Williamsburg girl was introduced with the publication of Meet Felicity in 1986. Set just before the American Revolution, Felicity believes the Colonies should be free, but her best friend Elizabeth Cole doesn't agree.

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Making Chocolate

Roasting. Grinding. Rolling. From the cacao nut to the final product, there's a lot that goes into the creation of chocolate.

Deborah Sampson

Enlisting under the name Robert Shurtleff, Deborah Sampson was one of the few women who served in the military during the Revolutionary War.