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My Hometown: Plymouth, Massachusetts

For Susan Wentworth and Ron Reilly's blended family, Plymouth is more than part of our country's history. It's the site of countless lacrosse games and Thanksgiving traditions.

By Caren Oppenheim

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Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower II, a full-scale replica of the ship the Pilgrims sailed over on in 1620, are at the Plymouth Waterfront. You won't want to miss the chowder at CabbyShack or the slushes from Ziggy's ice cream shop.

A few streets away is Village Landing Marketplace, with its locally owned craft, toy, and gift stores. The Harvest Festival takes place on the area's cobblestone walkways the Sunday before Thanksgiving. You can enjoy homemade pies and baked goods, and live music—10 percent of the money raised goes to Cranberry Hospice.

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