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From Ipswich to D.C., home's spirit endures

Now at Smithsonian, with history mirroring that of a nation

The front of the Ipswich House has a cutaway, displaying a parlor decorated from the 1760s era, on display at the Smithsonian. The front of the Ipswich House has a cutaway, displaying a parlor decorated from the 1760s era, on display at the Smithsonian. (Leslie E. Kossoff For the Boston Globe)
By Taryn Plumb
Globe Correspondent / January 8, 2009

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The simple, everyday things - that's what he remembers. His grandmother, always in an apron. The luring aroma of her pies. When the leaves tinted orange and red, the way she melted wax to seal garden-fresh carrots into preserve jars. (Full article: 897 words)

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