What better way to greet the coming springtime than with a sumptuous luncheon tea from Places Through Time Living History and benefiting the Unitarian Universalist Church of Gettysburg. Four courses (scone, salad, savories and dessert) and two special teas will satisfy even the most particular appetite. Dine to the music of the “lovely Mary George.” Get in the Downton Abbey spirit by taking part in the Hat Contest. Pick your category: most beautiful, creative or outrageous  and wear your chapeau for fun and prizes.

Event:    A Downton Abbey Tea. Welcome Sweet Springtime - We Greet Thee in Song

Date:     Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time:     Doors open at 1:30. Service will begin promptly at 2 p.m.

Where:  The Battlefield Bed and Breakfast,  2264 Emmitsburg Rd., Gettysburg, PA

Cost: $40.00/person  

Contact: Myra Reichart at or 717-398-2684 


FIRST TEA: Countess Grey (Bergamot and citrus taste with orange peels and flavoring)

SCONE: Cranberry Orange Scone

SALAD: Field Greens with Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Red Onion, Mandarin Oranges and Walnuts with Pomegranate 

Kiwi Vinaigrette

SAVORIES: Garnish – Brandied Grapes

1.        A Traditional Cucumber  Sandwich 

2.        Turkey and Green Apple Slaw Rye Squares

3.        Apricot, Olive and Pecan Sandwich

SECOND TEA: Chocolate Strawberry Sundae (Ice cream, black tea, chocolate and strawberries)


1.      Coconut Meringue Swirls

2.      Chocolate Truffles

3.      Fresh Fruit Delight