Chicago's Sweet Candy History

For most of Chicago's history it has produced one-third of the nation's candy. Learn the backstory of how and why candy making was tied to Chicago, how Milk Duds got their name and so much more.

Author, historian and actress Leslie Goddard will present from her book, Chicago's Sweet Candy History as she shares how and why the immigrant population played such a critical role in Chicago's confectionary history, how Baby Ruth's got their name and much will be delicious fun!

Event Date: 
Thu, 02/04/2021 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Type: 
Age Group: 
Location Name: 
Ela Area Public Library

Change Text Size

-A A +A