Olde City Eats: Richmond’s History Urban Foodways Webinar

Nov 3, 2021

12:00 pm — 1:00 pm

Join Preservation Virginia’s John Marshall House and community members in our webinar, “Olde City Eats: Richmond’s Historic Foodways” on November 3, 2021 at 12pm. In this 60-minute program, panelists will explore the history of urban shopping, cuisine, and slavery in early 19th Century Richmond, and how we remember that legacy today. 

Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, Director of Communications and Visitation at Stratford Hall, historian, and author of Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine (2017). Kelley is also working with the Executive Mansion in Richmond to research and interpret the building’s enslaved kitchens.

Chef Michael Lindsey, owner and head chef at Lillie Pearl restaurant in downtown Richmond which celebrates Southern African American cuisine.

Emma Clark, Museum Educator, John Marshall House.

Admission is free to attend, but advanced registration is required. Donations are appreciated! 

(Image: Detail of City Market House of 1794 from Virginia Mutual Assurance Society policy, Library of Virginia).

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