Cooking and dining at Castle Tucker: A culinary history tour Aug. 28

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 8:15am

    In the nineteenth century, Americans ate and cooked differently than we do today. They stored food without refrigerators or cabinets. Learn how they did it during this special talk and tour, featuring recipes and the original kitchen of Tempe Lee and Mollie Tucker. Advance purchase required. Space is limited. Call 207-882-7169 or buy online at

    Join Wiscasset guide Cathy Messmer for a talk and tour of Castle Tucker focused on food and cooking. Find out how young wife and mother Mollie Tucker prepared meals in her nineteenth-century kitchen, from formal dinners to ordinary family meals. See her original recipes, ingredients and the tools she used to feed her family and cook for holidays and special occasions. Discover and explore examples of long-forgotten Victorian tableware. Admission price includes a full tour of the house after the program. Castle Tucker is located at 2 Lee Street in Wiscasset. Admission is $10 Historic New England members, $15 nonmembers.