Phelps-Hathaway Tea

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The ladies of the Phelps-Hatheway House and Garden cordially invite you to a tea in honor of Jane Austen’s birthday! On Sunday, December 16 (which marks her 243rd birthday) indulge in savories, sweets and teas popular in the early 19th century.

The afternoon includes a dramatic reading of a favorite Jane Austen passage and a tour of the festively decorated Phelps-Hatheway House, all the way up to the third floor, designed by Old Hill Gardens.

Tickets are $25 per person, $20 for CT Landmarks Members. Reservations are required as space is limited. Register at (860) 668-0055 or Meet at the Phelps-Hatheway Visitors Center at 2 p.m. The Tea will conclude by 4 p.m.

The helps-Hatheway House & Garden is located at 55 South Main Street in Suffield, CT and is currently closed for the season for regular tours. For a listing of all our special holiday events or for more information, visit,, or call (860) 668-0055. 

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