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Chicago’s Sweet Candy History
September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Enjoy another presentation from historian Leslie Goddard, “Chicago’s Sweet Candy History,” based on her 2012 book of the same name.
For most of it’s history, Chicago produced about one third of the nation’s candy. Snickers and Milky Way bars, Wrigley’s gum, Cracker Jack, all the way to Frango Mints! Learn the history of these tasty treats and explore what made Chicago such an ideal location for candymakers. Find out why immigrants played a critical role in confectionary history, discover how Baby Ruth and Milk Duds got their names, and take a fund “candy quiz.” It’s delicious fun!
Join us at 7:00pm, September 14th for “Chicago’s Sweet Candy History.”