18th-Century Chocolate Making

Immerse yourself in 18th-century chocolate-making with Robert Lecce of Pewter Pot Fine Spiced Chocolates. Guests will be invited to enjoy samples of chocolate and hot cocoa. Like what you sampled? Chocolate bars will be available for sale in the Nathan Hale Homestead Museum Store.


This program is part of the Nathan Hale Homestead’s 18th-Century Living series. Visitors will get a first-hand experience of life in the 18th century. See the full line-up here.

If you have any questions, please contact Site Administrator Anne Marie Charland at hale@ctlandmarks.org or call 860.742.6917.

CTL Members, sign in to our ticketing system to access your benefits.

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Cabinet-Making Workshop

Step back in time to learn a craft from the 18th century, with some modern tools to make the process a bit easier. During this workshop, woodworker John Baron will instruct guests to make a wooden box modeled after a Nathan Hale Homestead museum artifact. All materials included.


This program is part of the Nathan Hale Homestead’s 18th-Century Living series. Visitors will get a first-hand experience of life in the 18th century. See the full line-up here.

If you have any questions, please contact Site Administrator Anne Marie Charland at hale@ctlandmarks.org or call 860.742.6917.

CTL Members, sign in to our ticketing system to access your benefits.

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Basket-Making Workshop

Step back in time to learn a craft from the 18th century, with some modern tools to make the process a bit easier. Local artist and basket-maker Sue Muldoon will teach participants to make a small wall hanging basket to display fresh cut flowers or store personal items. All materials included.


This program is part of the Nathan Hale Homestead’s 18th-Century Living series. Visitors will get a first-hand experience of life in the 18th century. See the full line-up here.

If you have any questions, please contact Site Administrator Anne Marie Charland at hale@ctlandmarks.org or call 860.742.6917.

CTL Members, sign in to our ticketing system to access your benefits.

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Sold Out! 18th-Century Chocolate Making

Immerse yourself in 18th century chocolate making during this lecture. Guests will be invited to enjoy samples of chocolate and hot cocoa. Like what you sampled? Chocolate bars will be available for sale in the Nathan Hale Homestead Gift Shop.

Guest speaker: Robert Lecce, Pewter Pot Fine Spiced Chocolates


This program is part of the Nathan Hale Homestead’s 18th-Century Living series. Visitors will get a first-hand experience of life in the 18th century. See the full line-up here.

If you have any questions, please contact Site Administrator Anne Marie Charland at hale@ctlandmarks.org or call 860.742.6917.

CTL Members, sign in to our ticketing system to access your benefits.

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Armed with Sheep & Spinning Wheels

Learn how women used clothing and textiles as a political tool during the American Revolutionary War. Jessica Green, Nathan Hale Homestead staff member and public historian, will discuss how the American Revolution triggered political branding through homespun products and the boycott of British fabrics


This program is part of the Nathan Hale Homestead’s 18th-Century Living series. Visitors will get a first-hand experience of life in the 18th century. See the full line-up here.

Photo by Rebecca Wilhite.

If you have any questions, please contact Site Administrator Anne Marie Charland at hale@ctlandmarks.org or call 860.742.6917.

CTL Members, sign in to our ticketing system to access your benefits.

By |2023-06-26T09:23:32-04:00June 26th, 2023||Comments Off on Armed with Sheep & Spinning Wheels
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