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Colonial Blend Coffee


Enjoy this 5 oz tin of ground coffee featuring a blend of beans from Sumatra and Jamaica.

In colonial America, the new availability of stimulating beverages like coffee provided a welcome alternative to alcohol, and helped coffeehouses become gathering places for community discussion and debate. The rise of coffeehouses in Newport also provided opportunities for women like Abigail Stoneman to operate their own businesses and participate in the bustle of colonial society. 

Click here to read about the Crown Coffee House in Newport.