How Was Chocolate Made in the 18th Century?

3:23 Published February 13, 2019

Did you know George and Martha Washington loved chocolate? Today, chocolate is accessible to purchase almost everywhere and in many shapes or forms. But how was chocolate made in the 18th century? Our manager of historic trades Sam Murphy demonstrates how chocolate was made during George Washington's time, using 18th-century tools!

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