True Treats Historic Candy, Harpers Ferry

4.5
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 has candies that are in order of the year they were made all the way back to the 1700's maybe 1600's! It is just a really cool place to visit! Brought back a lot of memories of the 70's...  more »
  • This was a cute place to stop - we enjoyed looking at all the candy from the past. I wish more things would have been labeled with prices - it would be much more convenient.  more »
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  • 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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