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Event Details

  • 10/27/2012

    Location: Wick House | Map Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: free

Explore the topic of lighting in the 18th century. As winter approaches it was time to prepare a supply of lights, candles. Come to the Wick House to participate in a candle dipping demonstration to compare candle making material: tallow versus paraffin.