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Posted on: March 28, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Historical Society Event - Chocolate! The Hudson Valley History of our Favorite Confection

Chocolate! The Hudson Valley History of our Favorite Confection

A Talk by Peter Rose, Food Historian, on Sunday, April 7th at 3PM at the Irvington Pubic Library    

The Hudson Valley's trading and manufacturing history of what is now our favorite confection, but started as an invigorating and nourishing drink, will be discussed in a PowerPoint presentation by food Historian Peter G. Rose. She will describe the early trade by the Valley's Dutch settlers in the 17th century and the subsequent manufacturing developments of chocolate through the 18th century into the late 19th century.

   

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