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Delicious .. Enticing .. Forbidden A Story of Candy
June 4, 2019 - December 14, 2019
What could be more fun than an exhibit about Candy? Did you know Whitman’s Candy came about in the 1840’s, Hershey’s chocolate in 1894, cotton candy and Candy Corn in 1897, the Baby Ruth bar and the Milky Way in 1923, the Charleston Chew named for the famous dance craze in the 1925, Pez in 1952?
This exhibit examines the roots and inspirations for many of the popular candies of the 20th century. Mixing the candy with period object in a historical context the visitor will be taken back to fond memories of their youth as popular candy of their day kindles nostalgic thoughts.