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I Say Tomayto, You Say Tomahto… by Sam Cox – History of the Tomato


Where did the tomato come from? By that logic, one would look closely at the western coast of South America, in present day Peru where eight species in the tomato genus still grow wild in the Andes Mountains

(1). The current range of wild tomato relatives extends from the northern tip of Chile on the south, to Ecuador on … Continue reading


CAPT. DEWEES CONT. – REV. WAR FIFER


I was billeted at a public house near to the Court House which was kept by one Zeigler. I drew my rations and handed them to the family. I lived here (I maystate) at home, for I ate at the table with the family, and was treated as one of the family. Having nothing to do as duty except to … Continue reading


CAPT. DEWEES CONT. – REV. WAR FIFER


I remember when General Arnold was fired after, that I (with other musicians) was engaged in swimming in the Hudson River. Hearing the Orderly at camp beating up the Drummer’s call, we hurried our clothes on, dressing indeed as we ran, and made all the haste we could until we reached the camp. Shortly after our arrival at camp, the … Continue reading


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