Historian speaks on Chicago’s candy history
Leslie Goddard | Photo by Karen Kring
Updated: June 6, 2012 5:17PM
Historian and author Leslie Goddard speaks on “Sweet Home Chicago: Chicago’s Candy-Making History,” at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 17, the Elmhurst Historical Museum Education Center, 120 E. Park Ave. Goddard has been researching and speaking on the topic of Chicago’s candy history over the last decade, and is the writer and collaborator on the Elmhurst Historical Museum’s new exhibit, “Sweet Home Chicago: The History of America’s Candy Capital,” as well as the author of a soon-to-be-published book, Chicago’s Sweet Candy History. In addition to Goddard’s talk, participants are invited to enjoy special complimentary treats courtesy of Fannie May Candy in Elmhurst immediately following the program. Admission to the program is free, and limited free parking is available. For more information, see www.elmhursthistory.org or call (630) 833-1457.