- This event has passed.
Colonial Food for Thought: A Newport Historical Society History Space Event
June 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm$3 – $5
What did people eat in colonial Newport? Join costumed interpreters as they discuss various foods that were commonly found in the 18th century. Learn how ladies would take tea and treats, how soldiers’ foods were rationed, and why children would not eat chocolate.
This program takes place at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House, 17 Broadway, Newport, RI. Admission costs $5 per person, $4 for NHS members and military, and $3 for children ages 5-12.
Guests can purchase a historically inspired melamine plate as an add-on to their admission ticket which costs $13 per person, and $12 for NHS members and military. Click here to see the plate: https://shopnewporthistory.myshopify.com/collections/home-accessories/products/luncheon-plates-melamine-dinnerware
Additionally, a combo ticket is available that includes admission for this program and the Golden to Gilded walking tour which costs $18 per person, $12 for NHS members and military, and $6 for children ages 5-12.
Or visit NewportHistoryTours.org to learn more.