Exploring the Kitchens at Cliveden

March 21, 2023

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cliveden of the National Trust

Built in 1767 as a summer home to the Chew family, Cliveden was the site of the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown in 1777 and explores the lives of the Chew family and their workers, both the enslaved laborers and servants, from the 1760s until the 1970s. Explore the kitchen spaces at Cliveden, including the 18th century kitchen dependency, the 1959 kitchen and cellar spaces used for cooking and food storage with this behind the scenes, in-depth exploration led by Cliveden’s education director Carolyn Wallace and preservation director Libbie Hawes. The tour will explore the built environment, cooking technology and those who labored at Cliveden, both enslaved laborers and paid staff, over two centuries.

To register, visit https://aceweb.mtairylearningtree.org/wconnect/ace/CourseStatus.awp?&course=23WTW04.