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Making dessert history

Growing up in former Governor Meshech Weare's home gave Mary Dumont a sense of tradition. Growing up in former Governor Meshech Weare's home gave Mary Dumont a sense of tradition. (photos by wiqan ang for the boston globe)
By Lisa Zwirn
Globe Correspondent / February 13, 2008

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The old adage "George Washington slept here" is probably not true in most cases. But Mary Dumont, chef of Harvest restaurant in Cambridge, grew up in a house where the first president of the United States actually did spend an evening. He wasn't president at the time; he was commander of the Continental Army when he bunked overnight at Governor ... (Full article: 378 words)

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