Dear A History of Chocolate Attendees, We are saddened to say that we must postpone tonight’s event due to inclement weather conditions. A snow date has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 3rd at 7pm, and all existing tickets will be honored at the door. As of today, we only have two tickets available–If you are unable to […]
Unfortunately, this winter just won’t quit! Due to the snow and freezing rain, we have postponed tonight’s lecture, A History of Chocolate: Where It Comes From and How It Was Used in Early New England, presented by Dr. Timothy Walker. It will now take place on Tuesday, February 18th at 7 pm. All other details will […]
By Mark Hurwitz People first enjoyed chocolate as a bitter drink in the jungles of South and Central America. Chocolate was originally used as a ceremonial drink for three native civilizations: the Mayas, the Toltecs, and the Aztecs. They believed the cacao bean had magical, or even divine, properties. The Aztecs also believed that chocolate […]
We are only a few weeks away from this year’s gala on February 27th. Join us for a night of fun and reminiscing as we look back on the history of the Old North Church.
Colonial Tastes: Art, Architecture, & Chocolate at Old North Thursday, February 20, 6 pm $10 for general public / $5 for Boston Preservation Alliance members Register here Stimulate your senses and take a break from the winter blues! Join the Boston Preservation Alliance for a special tour of Old North Church, focusing on the art objects […]