Comments for: A little cranberry history

Posted Oct. 19, 2012, at 1:39 p.m.

1550: Native Americans use cranberries for food, dyes and medicine. 1620: Pilgrims learn to use cranberries from the Native Americans. 1683: Cranberry juice made by settlers. 1816: Captain Henry Hall first cultivated cranberries in Dennis, Mass. 1820s: Cranberries shipped to Europe for sale. 1838: First record of ice sanding on …

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