Turkish Taffy is an interesting candy. First, its not Turkish or a taffy, so what is it? Herman Herer an Austrian Immigrant created the candy in 1912. He was making a batch of marshmallows and added to many egg whites. After some tweaking to this mistake Turkish Taffy was born! […]
John Wetzel has had a piece of his family’s history stored in the basement of his home for years. John’s Grandfather and Great Grandfather owned Camp Sumney at the intersection of Swamp Creek Road and Magazine Road in Sumneytown Pa. The property housed ten cabins that were the summer retreat […]
Known for its sugary white, orange, and yellow color, whether you love it or hate it everyone knows what Candy Corn is since its very symbolic for Halloween. At first candy corn had nothing to do with Halloween or the fact that it was autumn, it had to do with […]
Leading up to the Civil War, the North and South were separated by major differences. The South was in control of agriculture where the North was in control of industry. Due to industry’s location, the New England area of the United States can be coined the official birthplace of commercial […]
For many, Halloween wouldn’t be the same without all the candy. After all, on what other day is it socially acceptable to splurge on candy and eat so much that your stomach hurts? If we take a step back in time, has Halloween always been centered around candy? Not exactly, […]
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