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Public Scholars Project

Revolutionary Tea: An 18th Century Tea Experience

April 12, 2018 at 11:00 AM | Lawrenceville, NJ | Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch
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?” Through a discussion and demonstration lead by a costumed scholar, participants can find out more about tea lore, history, songs, and poetry in this unique session.

Stacy Roth
Historical Interpreter and Educator
Venue
Mercer County Library, Lawrence Headquarters Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
08648-4132