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Thursday, January 25th 1pm

The family of Dr. Francis Wicks lived in the beautiful house on Falmouth’s town green (now owned by the Falmouth Historical Society) during the era English author Jane Austen (1775-1817) was writing her beloved novels. There were many similarities in to Austen’s England here in Falmouth from social graces, room usage, and architecture. This exciting talk virtual talk will focus on food history of the period.

What’s a rout cake? Does Mr. Woodhouse like any food at all? What might Lady Catherine serve for dinner to her exalted guests? Fans of Jane Austen’s novels will appreciate this look into the dining styles of late 18th and early 19th century England. References to the novels will accompany this presentation of the dining styles of England’s late Georgian and Regency eras.

$10 per person/$5 Members. Please note this talk will be virtual via Zoom.

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