Miller-Cory Museum Presents Program on 18th Century Herbs
"Sachets, Sallets, and Scurvy - The Magic of 18th Century Herbs" will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Westfield.
Miller-Cory House Museum volunteers will be presenting a program on 18th century herbs at the annual spring assembly program of Westfield's five History Societies.
The program will be on Tuesday evening, April 24, 7:30 p.m. in the Assembly Hall of the Parish House of the First Presbyterian Church, Mountain Avenue, Westfield.
The program, entitled "Sachets, Sallets, and Scurvy - The Magic of 18th Century Herbs" will relate how herbs were essential to all facets of colonial life and will include descriptions of 18th century herbal recipes as well as a "sensory table" of herbal blends and mixtures. Several other volunteers will then highlight outstanding achievements of the Miller-Cory Museum as part of a celebration of its 40th anniversary.
The five history societies of Westfield are: The Westfield Historical Society, the Genealogical Society of the West Fields, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Miller-Cory House Museum Volunteers.
The public is invited at no charge, and light refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the program.