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Afternoon Tea with Chicago Pioneer Juliette Kinzie

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Enjoy a delightful tea followed by an engaging presentation from Betsey Means

Performer Betsey Means of WomenLore will portray Juliette Kinzie, a well born and well bred New England girl who met the famous fur trader John H. Kinzie at her grandparents’ home in Boston. He asked her to be his wife and to share with him the great adventure of life in the wilderness, which brought them to the Chicago frontier. Gerri of High Tea with Gerri will give an introduction to the history and art of drinking tea. The menu includes the traditional Afternoon and High Tea Favorites; Earl Grey breakfast tea, savories, finger sandwiches, scones, and petit fours. Come dressed in your finest fascinator and enjoy!


NOTE: This event is entirely in-person. No virtual tickets are available. If you are having trouble registering, please contact us at or 224-512-4066.




May 8
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Barrington’s White House
(224) 512-4066




Barrington’s White House
145 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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