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Bittersweet: Chocolate in the American Colonies

August 17, 2023 @ 12:00 am December 30, 2023 @ 11:59 pm

Bittersweet chocolate

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.

This exhibit is included in the ticket price for visitors. It is on display until November 11, 2023.

25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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(203) 222-1424

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