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Beyond Chocolate: Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

Beyond Chocolate- Colonial Coffee, Cacao, and Tea

November 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

New-York Historical Society

70 Central Park West at 77th Street
New York    + Google Map

Free with museum admission

Drink it all in with a bevy of colonial beverages in this multisensory Living History program exploring global trade and colonial silversmithing in Paul Revere’s time. Discover recipes, smell spices, and handle hot chocolate preparation tools. Afterwards, visit the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere.

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