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Thanksgiving Bonus: Turkey Drives


These days, your Thanksgiving turkey arrives at the grocery store by refrigerated truck, but it wasn't always this way. Back in the 19th century, farmers would walk from Vermont, driving flocks of thousands of turkeys before them, until they got to Brighton. Listen to this classic to learn how the stockyards of Brighton fed Boston for centuries. Original show notes: http://www.hubhistory.com/episodes/bostons-wild-west-episode-99/


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 2021-11-26  55m