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Candies Through the 19th-Century


Oct 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm

Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden

421 East 61st Street Upper East Side
New York New York

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$20/adults, $10/ages 11 & under

Suggested Ages: 8-10 to Adult Friendly, Adult Friendly

Join a sweet talk with Susan Benjamin, founder of True Treats. Trace and taste the history of candy in America from gibralters, the first commercially-made candy, to salt water taffy, an American original. Hear surprising stories like the origins of jelly beans and marshmallow. Candy tasting bag included. For adults and families with children 8+.

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