Lou, dressed as Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, has a revelation standing next to a barrel of macaroni and a necklace case: MACARONI NECKLACES!

May 16, 1804

Elizabeth Palmer Peabody, who created the first English-language Kindergarten in the United States, is born on this day in Massachusetts.

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