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Á La Mode: Revolutionary Rum and Rye

Jul 07 | Thu |
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On Thursday, July 7th from 6-8:30pm, Morris-Jumel will host our annual summer fundraiser commemorating the 1790 Dinner George Washington hosted at the house with a boozy ice cream twist - “A La Mode: Revolutionary Rum & Rye” featuring Hercules Mulligan Rum, Fever-Tree sodas, and a variety of product donations for our raffles, including a years worth of soap from Caswell-Massey - George Washington’s soap of choice! The evening will include: 🍹 Three signature cocktail options from Hercules Mulligan Rum & Rye x Fever-Tree 🍦 DIY, colonial ice cream workshop (with options to add some rum!) 🥁 Specialized guided tours of the interior of the mansion, including our new exhibition, At Ease, which features collection items from the America Revolution. ⚓️ A lecture highlighting both ice cream and rum’s ties to Washington’s political career, the revolution and founding of our nation 🎤 A brief talk from Hercules Mulligan Rum about the tailor-turned-spy who’s intelligence contributed greatly to the continental army’s success during the revolution 🎟 Raffles with fun prizes! 🧀 Some snacks! Please bring a picnic blanket if you are not reserving a table! This event is Adults only (21+) and will have a rain date of 7/14.

ABOUT MORRIS-JUMEL: The Morris-Jumel Mansion is one of the nation’s foremost historic house museums - preserving, collecting, and interpreting history, culture, and the arts to explore inclusive narratives that engage and inspire diverse audiences. Serving as the former revolutionary headquarters of George Washington, long-time home of Eliza Jumel, brief residence of Aaron Burr, workplace of Anne Northup, and inspirational writing space of Lin-Manuel Miranda when composing Hamilton, Morris-Jumel has something to inspire all audiences!

Venue: Morris-Jumel Mansion

65 Jumel Terrace Map