Candies Through the 19th-Century
Oct 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm– 2:30 pm
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum and Garden
421 East 61st Street Upper East Side
New York New York
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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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