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Betty Dovel, from left, prepares the apples, Janet Griffin readies a pan while Roxanna Anderson rolls out pie crust. On piemaking day, the Gloucester Woman’s Club kitchen was a blur of activity. Photo by Betty Wrenn Day

Pies in the oven. Photo by Betty Wrenn Day
Members of the Gloucester County Woman’s Club, whose organization has been in existence since 1913, are in the pie-making mode in overdrive. 
“Hopefully 50 by Nov. 26,” said Betty Dovel, club president, as she continued to wash and strain fresh cut apple slices.
This is the second year of the club’s pie-making venture, since it was so successful in 2018. “This one looks like it may even be better and we may have to make more pies at the last minute,” she said.
Dedicated to their club and its projects, members recently met for two days at their club home, the Edge Hill House, also known as Long Bridge Ordinary, to create their homemade apple pies. 
Used as a residence at some time since its construction in 1750, apple pie was...

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