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Newtown Historic Association presents “Open Hearth Cooking with Mercy Ingraham”

The March meeting of the Newtown Historic Association will be held on Monday, March 18th at 7:30pm at the Half-Moon Inn, 105 Court St., Newtown.

Mercy Ingraham, an expert in open hearth cooking, will be speaking about historiccooking techniques.  You may have seen Mercy’s skills on display at the annual NHA Holiday Open House Tour or Market Day.  She has been published in Early American Life and is the author and co-author of several books on Colonial Cookery.   

Come and learn about the differences between 21st century cooking and that of the 18th century.  Mercy will share cooking techniques for cooking chicken on a string, making flatbread baked on the coals of the fire and other specialties.  Join us and learn all about how to prepare food the colonial way !

The public is invited and refreshments will be served.  For further information call 215-504-8038 or visit the NHA Website www.newtownhistoric.org.   

About the Newtown Historic Association, Inc.

The Newtown Historic Association, Inc. (NHA) was incorporated in 1964 as a nonprofit organization whose mission is to stimulate interest in, preserve, celebrate and share the historic significance of both Newtown borough and township. The NHA offers annual membership to any individual, family or business interested in supporting these goals, with no restriction on place of residence. The NHA holds an extensive collection of archival manuscripts, books, newspapers, photographs, clothing, furniture and objects directly related to Newtown’s history. The NHA sponsors several annual events in Newtown, including Market Day (October) and the Open House Tour (December), as well as an historic lecture series and walking tours for student groups. Its headquarters is in the historic Half-Moon Inn at the corner of Centre & Court Streets. Visit www.newtownhistoric.org for more information.