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Candies Through the 19th Century

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Add to Calendar 24-11-2013 24-11-2013 15 Candies Through the 19th Century Join Susan Benjamin, President of Cool Confectionaries, for this sweet talk where you'll get a taste of the history of candy in the U.S. from gibralters, the first commercially-made candy (circa 1806), to salt water taffy, an American original (early 1880s). Learn about childhood favorites of the 19th century. Hear the surprising story of the origin of the jelly bean, and much more! Appropriate for families with children 8 and older. Space is limited; reservations recommended. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=148735 Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden true DD/MM/YYYY

November 24, 2013
1pm
Mount Vernon Hotel Museum & Garden
Upper East Side
Tween, Teen, Adult
$20; $10 children younger than 12
Description: Join Susan Benjamin, President of Cool Confectionaries, for this sweet talk where you'll get a taste of the history of candy in the U.S. from gibralters, the first commercially-made candy (circa 1806), to salt water taffy, an American original (early 1880s). Learn about childhood favorites of the 19th century. Hear the surprising story of the origin of the jelly bean, and much more! Appropriate for families with children 8 and older. Space is limited; reservations recommended.

Address: 421 E. 61st St.
Upper East Side, NY 10065
Phone: 212-838-6878
Website: mvhm.org

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