Hanna’s Town celebrates ‘Three Centuries of Coffee and Chocolate’
Historic Hanna’s Town in Hempfield took guests back in time Nov. 22 for the program “Three Centuries of Coffee and Chocolate in America.”
Hanna’s Tavern was an 18th-century coffeehouse, where volunteers Debbie Stiffler-Zugates and Tiffany Kolbosky served cracknel, a thin, savory biscuit flavored with caraway seeds, Chelsea buns, hot chocolate, and fresh roasted coffee.
Representing the 19th century in the Klingensmith House, Carol Sheats served salmagundi, a salad layered with meat, cheese, eggs, greens and vegetables topped with vinaigrette.
Coffee was provided by Kandi Newell andDavid Cramer of Old Linn Run Coffee Bean Roastery.
In the Museum Shop, it was the 20th century, with Eight O’clock Coffee, desserts and shopping.
Westmoreland County Historical Society executive director Lisa Hays, education coordinator Joanna Moyar and library coordinatorAnita Zanke were there to help throughout, along with Claudia Winter, Becky Perry, Pauline Moyar, Marilyn McSparrin, Janice Bucci, Joan DeRose, Augie Nicolai, Jeanne DeMaria and Joyce Delpaine.
Seen: Martin Keck, Eli Person and Lisa Zack, Denise Rymarz, Jane Peterson, Rudy and Amy Kobosky and Jim andNancy Komarinski.