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Chocolate in colonial North America was consumed as a drink.
Chocolate in colonial North America was consumed as a drink.

Fort Ticonderoga Opens Season with Chocolate!

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Fort Ticonderoga opens for the season tomorrow on the anniversary of the Fort's capture from the British by Ethan Allen, Benedict Arnold and the Green Mountain Boys on May 10, 1775. Opening day festivities will include demonstrations in making and consuming chocolate as part of life at Fort Ticonderoga during the 18th century. Director Nick Westbrook says the demonstrations are part of a larger research project on what he calls the "middle history" of chocolate. He spoke with Todd Moe.

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