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Fire and Freedom: Looking at the Exhibit Through New York Eyes
February 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:50 am
In the traveling exhibit Fire and Freedom: Food and Enslavement in Early America, George Washington’s plantation, Mount Vernon, serves as a lens into the world of food and enslavement in colonial Virginia. Culinary historian Lavada Nahon compares the depiction of Mount Vernon with the unique food culture of colonial New York.