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Old Taverns in 18th Century Andover: Headquarters for Sleeping, Politicking and Entertainment

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Andover Center for History and Culture

The introduction of stage coaches along major roadways leads to taverns as inns, houses of entertainment and political headquarters. 
Learn about the role of rum in the American Revolution and hear about a certain Mr. Washington who comes to Andover.
See beakers, mugs and bowls from the era and have a taste of “flip” and “calibogus” drinks.
This program is pay-what-you-like.
Tickets start at $15.00
Meet the speaker Joann Michalik
In her professional capacity, Joann Michalik serves as a consultant to manufacturing companies, where she navigates the complexities of systems, machines, and workers. This expertise enriches her historical research, enabling her to grasp the intricate web of relationships and structures that characterized Colonial society.
As the curator of ForgottenTaverns.com, Joann invites readers to embark on a fascinating journey through the taverns of 17th, 18th, and 19th-century Massachusetts. Through her engaging blog, Joann skillfully peels back layers of history to unveil the vibrant tapestry of everyday life in these taverns. Join us in exploring the rich history of Colonial Massachusetts by visiting ForgottenTaverns.com.


April 26
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Andover Center for History and Culture
97 Main Street
Andover, MA 01970 United States
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