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History Sandwiched In: 19th Century Kitchen Gardens

October 6, 2021, 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Geneva History Museum
543 South Main Street
Geneva, NY 14456

Two women in aprons and bonnets kneeling in a garden weeding while a woman behind them hoes a row.

Costumed interpreters weed in the Freeman Kitchen Garden at Old Sturbridge Village. Library of Congress.

This October, the History Sandwiched In series returns to the Geneva History Museum.  City Historian and former Historic Geneva archivist Karen Osburn will present the program "19th Century Kitchen Gardens." This is a lunchtime series of short presentations conducted on the first Wednesday of the month during the workday lunch hour, from 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Discover what plants were a part of the 19th-century kitchen garden and how people used or cooked them. Find out whether you can grow these plants yourself.

History Sandwiched In will be presented in person at the Geneva History Museum and simulcast virtually through Zoom. Masks will be required for all in-person attendees. Advance registration is required for virtual participation. To register, participants should click here. The necessary login information will be sent to registrants via email 24 hours prior to the program. For any problems with registration or to register by phone, call the Historic Geneva office at 315-789-5151. Registrations must be complete before 5:00 p.m. on October 5, the day before the program.

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