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Tudor Nights: Cocoa, Colonialism and the Chocolate Pots of Tudor Place



A special event on chocolate, its history, and Tudor Place with curator Rob DeHart.

Oct 21, 2021 - Oct 21, 2021. From: 06:30 PM to 08:30 PM

Mesoamericans consumed chocolate for thousands of years before the Spanish brought it to Europe, where it gained wide popularity. Come and learn how Mesoamerican chocolate consumption practices influenced the way Europeans and Americans enjoyed the hot beverage. View the rarely-seen Tudor Place collection of chocolate pots, cups and spoons. Attendees will also have an opportunity to taste American Heritage hot chocolate, a beverage inspired by authentic early American recipes of the 18th century.

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Tudor Nights is an opportunity to see rarely displayed objects and ephemera from the Tudor Place Collection amp; Archive.

Note: This is an in-person program. Please review the Tudor Place Health and Safety Guidelines before registering and attending.

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1644 31st Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
United States

(202) 965-0400
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