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April 19, 2018
9:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Riversdale House Museum
4811 Riverdale Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20727
301-864-0420; TTY 301-699-2544
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CANCELED! Riversdale Foodways Symposium: Interpreting the Tidewater Dairy

Thursday, April 19, 2018

THIS EVENT IS CANCELED! Advance reservations required by Thursday, March 29, 2018. Lunch, demonstrations, and cheese tasting included.

Both Rosalie Calvert and her son, Charles Benedict, ran commercial dairy enterprises at Riversdale. Join us for a day of presentations featuring speakers from Colonial Williamsburg, Genesee Country Village, and Hampton Historic Site on the duties of the dairymaid, period correct cattle breeds, and investigations of Tidewater dairy buildings.

Ages: 18 and older