"Colonial Fireplace Cooking & Early American Recipes," 1979

Summary

Since its opening in 1929, the restored Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern) in Greenfield Village featured several period-room exhibits -- including a "colonial kitchen" with a large open fireplace. During the 1970s, adult education classes were held here, taught by instructor Margaret Chalmers. Chalmers, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, later published this cookbook of recipes used in these classes.

Since its opening in 1929, the restored Clinton Inn (now Eagle Tavern) in Greenfield Village featured several period-room exhibits -- including a "colonial kitchen" with a large open fireplace. During the 1970s, adult education classes were held here, taught by instructor Margaret Chalmers. Chalmers, a native of Glasgow, Scotland, later published this cookbook of recipes used in these classes.

Artifact

Book

Date Made

1979

Creators

Chalmers, Margaret Taylor 

Shoestring Press 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, East Lansing 

Creator Notes

Written by Margaret Taylor Chalmers. Published by Shoestring Press, East Lansing, Michigan.

Collection Title

Book Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

2015.0.18.1

Material

Paper (Fiber product)
Plastic (Organic material)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Black-and-white (Colors)

Dimensions

Height: 5.625 in

Width: 8.625 in

Inscriptions

On cover: Colonial fireplace / Cooking & Early / American Recipes / Margaret Taylor Chalmers / (Greenfield Village Cook)

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