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Our finely grated baking chocolate is specially crafted to melt with ease. Replace with powdered chocolate 1:1 in any of your favorite recipes.
Peruse through our curated list of free educational resources from our Historic Site Partners. There’s something for everyone young and old.
Learn more about The Forrest E. Mars, Jr. Chocolate History Research Grant.
We have created an easy resource center with several civic-minded activities to choose from. Learn about the history of chocolate and find an activity for you (or your students if you’re a teacher).
Start scrolling to see all the resources!
Neither can we! Check out this fun series from our favorite Chocolate Historian, David Borghesani. Guaranteed to teach you a few things you didn’t know about chocolate or it’s contribution to our nation’s history.
Featuring our Chocolate Historian
Imagine if we never discovered chocolate. What would the world look like? How would we cope without chocolate in our life? Find out with Chocolate Historian, Dave Borghesani in "A Day Without Chocolate".
In Part 2 of our "A Day Without Chocolate" series, Dave, our Chocolate Historian, will leave the classroom and venture out into the world around us, unearthing stories that reveal personal histories with chocolate—from famous pastry chefs to museum curators.
In Part 3 of our “A Day Without Chocolate” series, our Chocolate Historian, Dave heads to historic Mount Vernon to speak with a very important figure from our nation’s past – George Washington himself! Meet the very first First Family and learn more about their love of chocolate and colonial times.
Watch this video from our friends at Mount Vernon and learn about the history of chocolate.
The team at AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate is dedicated to sharing not just the history of chocolate, but of other cuisines that connect us and help tell the stories of triumph and trial of the American journey. In celebration of Black History Month this year, we partnered with James Beard Award winning author, Adrian Miller (aka the Soul Food Scholar) to share the history of soul food and these delicious recipes.
We wanted to highlight women’s achievements in the history of chocolate, both past and present, that influence the chocolate we eat and enjoy today. Take a look at some of these fun facts.
We’ve consolidated several downloadable activities that provide glimpses into our nation’s past.
Learn about the life of our first president by exploring this timeline of his life.
Take Thomas Jefferson quizzes to test your knowledge.
Explore the history of Virginia and its place in American History by watching any of the educational videos linked below.
Who REALLY held the lanterns in the steeple on the night of Paul Revere's Ride?
In a partnership with National Geographic Kids, AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate is excited to share this very special guide that teaches children all about the history of chocolate!
Download this quick read to learn the story of chocolate brought to you by our Chocolate Historian.
Go back in time with one of the world's favorite foods!! Have fun learning about chocolate in this world of chocolate worksheet.
Learn about the women’s suffrage movement in Virginia and make your own Equal Suffrage League Membership Card!
On August 25, 2020 Stratford Hall’s 1738 kitchen became center stage with historical interpreter and chef, Dontavius Williams. Cooking traditional early African American dishes, Williams shared stories of plantation kitchen labor and the influence of 18th-century meals on American cuisine and culture.