A Taste of a Civil War Supper

Wednesday, 11/16/2011 6:00pm

Event Type

Lecture/Panel Discussion
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

Ever wonder what food was like in Civil War–era Philadelphia? Guests will sample a few treats prepared by local food writer and cookbook author Jennifer Lindner McGlinn from Philadelphian Ellen M. Emlen’s 1865 cookbook as well as learn the fascinating story behind the cookbook. Other historic cookbooks from HSP’s collection, including ones owned by Martha Washington and Hannah Penn, will be on display. Teachers may receive Act 48 credit.