True Treats Historic Candy, Harpers Ferry

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Gift & Specialty Shop · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Sweet treats and history come together at True Treats Historic Candy, America's only research-based candy store dedicated to teaching the public about the surprising story behind some of the world's most popular confectionery. You'll find the shop organized in chorological order, with a little history on each label--and if you wish to know more, the shopkeepers will be more than happy to provide further insight. Combination shop and museum, this venue sells all kinds of retro favorites, from simple toffees and taffies, to licorice twists and bubblegum cigars. There's lots to explore here, much to learn, and plenty to take home to friends and family. Using our international travel planner, Harpers Ferry attractions like True Treats Historic Candy can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This store is amazing and so cool. They have a huge selection of things and a lot of stuff I have never heard of. I can't wait to go back here.  more »
  • This was a very interesting shop filled with all kinds of historical candy items. Some hard to find treats await you here. it brought me back to my childhood. The staff was friendly and the store was....  more »
  • Tons of candies from different eras and cultures. Not only you get to spoil yourself, but also learn about what people used to consume as sweets back in those days. We also came in the right time where they were having water tasting event! We got to taste all kinds of different water and surprisingly they all tasted different. You should definitely stop by here. If you don't like sweets, they also have different teas.
  • The cutest historic candy store we ever did see!

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