Smith-Appleby House to host May Breakfast

Smith-Appleby House to host May Breakfast

SMITHFIELD - Johnnycakes and homemade breads lead off the menu at the 41st annual May Breakfast on Sunday, May 4, at the Smith-Appleby House Museum, 220 Stillwater Road. Seating is at 11 a.m. Reservations are required.

At the event, educators and history enthusiasts in Colonial dress will treat guests to a homemade May breakfast of various berry breads, chilled fruit cup, Johnnycakes, omelets, bacon, grandma's old fashioned baked beans, coffee and orange juice.

After the breakfast, visitors are invited to tour the rooms and exhibits of the house, which dates to 1696. It was built by Elisha Smith, the grandson of John Smith "The Miller," a member of Roger Williams' original party of six men who left the Massachusetts Bay Colony to settle in Providence.

Admission is $20 per person, which includes a self-guided tour. For reservations, call 401-231-7363. For more information, visit smithapplebyhouse.org .