Swansea Historical Society

Flora E. Dutton


Flora Dutton
Miss Dutton was born in Vermont on April 27th, 1887 and passed away in August of 1984 at the age of 97 (source: familysearch.org)
According to her listing on FindaGrave.com, she is buried in the East Craftsbury Cemtery in East Craftsbury, VT

Miss Dutton was the owner of a farm in Swansea and the author of a 1957 cookbook
Flora Dutton's Cookbook

"In the late 1920s, Flora E. Dutton had built a small restaurant empire in Providence, but was best known for Miss Dutton's Green Room, a local landmark at 44 Washington St. Her farm in Swansea supplied fresh vegetables. The Simmons College graduate retired in 1956 and died in 1984 at 97."
     - (source: ProJo article - "Restaurants in RI: A 348-year timeline of our state's most beloved restaurants, bars, and food businesses")
Flora Dutton's Green Room Menu
Flora Dutton's Green Room Placemat