AN 1860’s AFTERNOON TEA AT Leesylvania State Park…

It’s not only the British who enjoying the latest ‘afternoon tea’ fashion but also in Leesylvania in one of America’s state parks.

The tables are set, food is prepared, and people are dressing in their Sunday best. On July 7th starting at 2 p.m. Leesylvania State Park will indulge in an 1860’s style afternoon tea.
Come, learn, and enjoy a proper Civil War era tea time!  We will be serving hot tea and light refreshments as we explore the finer side of 1860’s society. Get to know the correct way to hold a tea cup, carry a conversation, and how to serve your guests. After the tea we will practice speaking the “language of the fan” and you will get to take your fan home with you.

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