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March 11, 2010

150 Year-Old Civil War Hardtack!

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Lori Williamson @ 9:55 am

Curator Matt Anderson shows a very old piece of food from the Minnesota Historical Society’s collection: an original piece of hardtack from the Civil War. It’s one of the more bizarre items in the collection, and an edible that was made to last.

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