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Sugar and Spice: Gingerbread History

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

Chase down the story of the gingerbread man and his ancestors in a talk co-sponsored by Historic Newton and the Wellesley Historical Society. In early America, ginger was considered a sign of wealth because it had to be imported. Not until after Christmas became a national holiday in 1870 did gingerbread become associated with American celebrations of Christmas. Learn how recipes have changed over time. End with gingerbread cookies and refreshments.

Location: Wellesley Free Library, 530 Washington Street, Wellesley

Admission: Free

Information: 781-235-6690

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Date:
December 8
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wellesley Free Library
530 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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