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The owner relishes detailing all the candies we looked at and how it was made. They take pride in... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
MeraKi25
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Very Interesting!

I love sugar and this place was so cool! Candy as arranged in chronological order. Lady working... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
Karla G
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Severna Park, Maryland
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144 High St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-4102
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's a cool store with neat stuff...but almost nothing is priced. The woman walking around was super interested to tell you about the historic aspect but any time we saw something we liked we asked and she yelled across the shop to the young man...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marriePennsylvania
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The owner relishes detailing all the candies we looked at and how it was made. They take pride in making things in the same manner too. Good layout and we came home with some different items than the norm.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed October 19, 2018

If you lived back in the 1960's you'll find some of your old favorites here like Chuckles and Bonomo's Turkish Taffy. They also have some "historic" candy. Worth a stop by.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

I love sugar and this place was so cool! Candy as arranged in chronological order. Lady working knew the origins and histories of the candies. Very cool!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karla G
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This truly unique and tasty store is a must stop. The history and selection of delicious candy makes this wonderful store a must stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jhonesnaps60
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

The shop is nice and ancient. Many candies from many places in the world. There are several sections where candies are sorted out by their market launch date. The chocolates were not looking very fresh.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yveslouisp
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Wonderful shop of treats, the women are full of information of the history of the candy and the town. Very informative and educational to visit and have some sweets from yesteryear!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Fdrl L
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

You will get a history lesson as soon as you get in. Everyone found something they liked including a cold root beer . We were intrigued to try the potato candy. Has peanut butter in it and very similar to fudge. Loved how the candy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Darasl
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Enjoyed a quick stop in this store. Really cute how everything is arranged by year. It IS pricey, so, purchase candy that you can't purchase elsewhere. Definitely a FUN stop!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ART139
Reviewed July 29, 2018

I passed by True Treats on my way up to Jefferson Rock, when I came back down, I opted to pop in. True Treats is the only historic candy company in the country. They have candy spanning the entire history of the US back to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jehenson81
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