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Lecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin

Title:Lecture and Candy Tasting: Sweet as Sin
Date & Time:Sat Feb 18, 2017 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Alexandria Black History Museum, 902 Wythe St. (Map This)
Event Details:Susan Benjamin, candy historian and author, will give a talk about the historic origins of candy based on her most recent book, “Sweet as Sin: The Unwrapped Story of How Candy Became America’s Favorite Pleasure.” The theme of Ms. Benjamin’s talk will be the role African-Americans played in the production of sugar and the candy making business in the 19th century. The talk includes a tasting, where participants sample candy made from period recipes.

Contact Person:Alexandria Black History Museum
Contact Phone No.:703.746.4356
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Black History Museum

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