Welcome To Rocky Mount

Youth Hearthside
Cooking Workshop

November 28, 2020

Welcome To
Rocky Mount

Take a step back in time and experience Tennessee history in a gorgeous and peaceful setting. Rocky Mount State Historic Site is home of the famous Cobb house and other historic structures and is well-known for its service as the capital of the Southwest Territory in the late 1700s. On Rocky Mount’s 40 acres, visitors will also find a flock of authentic Cotswold sheep, a blacksmith shop and a garden maintained by master gardeners. On the grounds, passionate costumed interpreters, educators, museum guides and many volunteers share their expertise with guests, who will leave with greater knowledge of the history of Northeast Tennessee and the state. The site also features a beautiful, state-of-the-art museum filled with 18th and 19th century artifacts and valuable historical information. For a more immersive experience, check out the many programs and events offered at Rocky Mount. We’re glad you have joined us!

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Youth Cooking Class

Connect with Your Heritage

Do you have a child interested in all things culinary? How about letting them spend some time in our historic kitchen with 2 of our own culinary interpreters!

This first installment of our Children/Youth Hearthside Cooking Workshop will introduce students to the 3 basic cooking methods – baking, boiling, and frying. Students will receive hands-on experience cooking over an open fire, while putting these methods into practice. They will compare and contrast cooking methods of 200 years ago, with those of today.
Attendees will make and taste several foods typically cooked in the 18th century. The menu for the day includes biscuits, apples, bacon, succotash, and apple pie. Join us for this unique learning experience your taste buds will always remember!

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