How much turkey it takes to feed Plimoth

Ellen Cashman, Jean McCune, and Ellen Bonner pitched in for the sweeping preparations for Thursday’s dinner at Plimoth Plantation.

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Plimoth Plantation hosts its annual Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, and yes -- it requires a cornucopia of food.

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