Caribbean Rum and the Making of the Atlantic World

When: Sat., May 8, 7-9 p.m. 2021

Join Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz as she hosts Dr. Fred Smith, author of Caribbean Rum: A Social and Economic History, for a lecture and discussion on one of the most popular alcohols in the world.Rum was very popular at Stratford Hall! The Lees kept a large supply of Caribbean rum in their cellar, and consumed it, gifted it, and celebrated the spirit at any occasion. But what is the larger history of rum, and how does it connect Stratford to the Atlantic World?

Price: Free - We invite you to pay as you wish!