Special Family Event
Presidents' Day: Cacao with the Founders
Mon, February 17th, 2020 |
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Free with Museum Admission, all ages                             

A cozy and tasty celebration for Presidents' Day! Learn about colonial hot chocolate with early American chocolate enthusiasts President George Washington and First Lady Martha Washington, as portrayed by historical interpreters, and chat with President James Madison and First Lady Dolley Madison. In between sips of cocoa, visit hands-on stations to learn about chocolate’s journey to the colonies, its role in the American Revolution, and its importance to the new nation. Afterwards, visit the new exhibition Meet the Presidents to learn more! Also: Pick up a Presidential History Hunt, available all weekend long.

Generously supported by AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate

Creative: Tronvig Group