Corn, Colonists & Crafts: Harvest Time at Alden House

Alden House Historic Site
105 Alden Street
Duxbury, MA 02332
Phone: 781-934-9092

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm

Celebrate the harvest season and visit with colonial ‘huswifes” and hearth cooks at an 18th century hearthside on Sunday, September 23, noon to 3 pm at Alden House Historic Site to explore the many uses of corn in early New England. Eighteenth-century hearth cooks Leslie Evans and Diana Dunlap will share food preservation techniques, tools, cooking methods, and recipes of colonial days.  Visitors can also help them  preserve the heirloom vegetables that have been grown at Alden House this season and sample small bites of popular foods. There is a cornhusk doll making activity for kids.      
 
Alden House will also be open for tours.  “Harvest Time” is part of the Duxbury Food and Wine Festival.  Please visit duxburyfoodandwinefestival.org for complete calendar of festival events.
 
A National Historic Landmark, Alden House Historic Site explores the legacy of Mayflower Pilgrims John and Priscilla Mullins Alden.  The museum is located at 105 Alden Street, Duxbury.  Admission for house tours is $8 for adults; $5 students and children. Members free.
 
For more information, please visit www.alden.org or call 781-934-9092.     

 

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