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The History of Hershey

Today the name Hershey is synonymous with quality milk chocolate. But that wasn't always the case. Milton S. Hershey worked hard and failed often before his chocolate company was finally successful. And when he did become a household name and had earned a vast fortune, Milton and his wife Catherine decided to give it all away. Because of their generosity, tens of thousands of orphans have been saved, protected, and educated.

This virtual presentation by Laura F. Keyes was done through Zoom and live streamed to the library's Facebook page on March 31 at 4:30.


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