Coastal Georgia Historical Society’s annual meeting January 24 from 3 – 4 p.m. at the Cloister Ballroom will feature Dr. Libby O’Connell speaking about the historical figures and cultures that influence the way we eat.
With a Ph.D. in American History, Dr. O’Connell has been a historical advisor at A+E Network and, eventually, the Chief Historian for the History Channel. Her focus was social history and everyday life. Dr. O’Connell has also produced short films for several historical organization.
Dr. O’Connell will share interesting facts about America’s culinary history, including some exploration into Coastal Georgia’s eating traditions.