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Revolutionary Tea: An 18th Century Tea Experience at the Prallsville Mills

Sunday, April 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Revolutionary Tea: An 18th Century Tea Experience

Why was tea so important in the lives of 18th-century people that fashion-conscious families posed for portraits with their tea sets? Did Great Britain lose her American Colonies over “the cup that cheers?” Find out in this unusual costumed presentation of tea lore, history, songs, poetry, living history display and demonstration.

Stacy F. Roth of History on the Hoof is a freelance historical interpreter, educator, vocalist, and musician (with a background in museums, libraries, archives, and material culture) who combines her talents to create multi-layered presentations that make history accessible and engaging. She holds a BA in History from Kean College of NJ, an MA in American Civilization from the University of Pennsylvania, and an MLS from Rutgers. Ms. Roth is the author of Past Into Present: Effective Techniques for First-Person Historical Interpretation (University of North Carolina Press, 1998).

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Date:
Sunday, April 15, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Prallsville Mills
29 Risler Street
Stockton, NJ 08559
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