Exhibit Opening: “Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies”

Westport Museum for History and Culture

Feb 24, 2023
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Experience the growing, harvesting, and historical process of making cocoa in Westport Museum’s hands-on exhibition that explores the connection between chocolate and Westport’s mercantile past in the 18th and 19th century. Learn more about the history of the cocoa industry in the American colonies and how the Saugatuck River and other regional waterways supported this trade.

Enjoy late hours to view this new exhibit and light refreshments.

Exhibit openings are free but we’d appreciate your support! Suggested donation of $5, continues our unique exhibitions.

Contact Name: Sara Krasne

Contact Email: marketing@westporthistory.org

Contact Phone: (203) 222-1424

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This event is free of charge.


Westport Museum for History and Culture
25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880

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