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Hearth Cooking: Christmas Fare

December 17, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Christmas Fare

Christmas Fare is on the menu for our December Phoenix Mill House hearth cooking day. Visit the house between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to sample traditional Christmas dishes and learn about Christmas history in New England.

The Christmas Fare menu includes chicken pie, carrot soup, root vegetable hash, Pudding in Haste, molasses candy and, of course, gingerbread cookies. Guests are welcome to sample these period dishes made using historic recipes and cookware over the open fire.

The Phoenix Mill House was an overseer’s house for the textile mill that once stood at the corner of Main and Grove Streets. Our costumed interpreters, Samuel and Nancy Prescott, will share with you what life was like when they lived in the house with four children in the 1830s.

Learn more about Christmas history and the Phoenix Mill House in our Holidays in the Mill House video:

Hearth Cooking days are open house programs and visitors may drop in between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. If the small house is full of visitors, guest may be asked to wait for up to 15 minutes outside. Seating will be provided.



December 17, 2022
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Phoenix Mill House: Monadnock Center for History and Culture
19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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603 924 3235