Annual Meeting: Colonial American Food, What They Ate & How They Cooked, Stored and Preserved It

The Deacon John Grave Foundation, 581 Boston Post Road in Madison, will hold its annual meeting at 7pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2015. Spend an evening learning what was needed to prepare an 18th century meal. Sandra Tarbox has been a culinary historian and dedicated teacher of 18th century living history […] Read more »

Spring Into Tavern Night

The Deacon John Grave House, 581 Boston Post Road in Madison, will hold a Spring Tavern Night on Saturday, April 2 from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. The c. 1685 house served as a tavern and inn starting around 1707, in the early days of the Boston Post Road. The popular […] Read more »

The Annual Member’s Party

For a change, our Member’s Party was held after the busy Holiday Season on the late afternoon of Sunday, January 3rd. It proved to be a great idea as a large crowd gathered for holiday music, food and beverages. Music was, as always, provided by Rick, Jim and Bob.  The […] Read more »

A Child’s Colonial Christmas

A large crowd of children and parents spent the afternoon of December 13th at the Grave House where they made ornaments and helped make gingerbread cookies on the Hearth. Throughout, carols were sung while our musicians performed. A highlight was the reading of holiday stories by our own Deacon. It […] Read more »