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True Treats Historic Candy

144 High St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-4102
+1 304-461-4714
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Interesting candy choices, fun for the kids!

I enjoyed learning about the history of candy in the U.S. They had lots of interesting offerings... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jess_T_Hogue
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Denton, Texas
Fun place to visit

It is a rare treat to encounter a candy store like this with such depth and enjoyment to be had by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TomaszDvorak
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144 High St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425-4102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed learning about the history of candy in the U.S. They had lots of interesting offerings that I had never heard of! Great place and fun for the whole family, just be careful, you can spend some serious $$ in here!

Thank Jess_T_Hogue
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is a rare treat to encounter a candy store like this with such depth and enjoyment to be had by just browsing, let alone tasting. We would recommend this to anyone who wants to buy candy but also learn a little of the history...More

Thank TomaszDvorak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Satisfy your sweet tooth and learn a little about the history of your favorite candy! The owner is friendly and knowledgable, and the candy selection is superb. They also sell lemonade and tea. This is a must-visit in Harper's Ferry especially if you have kids.

Thank anlu99
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Candy of all shapes and sizes, mainly historical offerings sold with a little lesson about their origins. Who knew that chocolate-covered espresso was invented by a candy maker from NY? Or that candy corn used to be called "chicken scratchers"? Store is worth a visit...More

Thank ProfPTJ
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our experience at the candy shop was awesome. The owner didn't just sell candy. She knew all about the candy and how it fit in to each era. She was knowledgeable about the area (most staff in the other shops didn't even know who John...More

Thank Jannette i
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I love candy and this was a unique shop. There were things that I had not seen in a while and things I had never seen. Very nicely presented. I got caramel covered marshmallows and I would walk from NC to Harpers Ferry for more!!

Thank 800BarbaraH
Reviewed 10 April 2017

My husband and I spent a little time in True Treats, just learning more about the history of candy, than we had ever known before. Very interesting and we actually found out all about our favorite candy....Boston Baked Beans....actually having nothing to do with Boston!...More

Thank gldnpupper27
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

You know how it is, your kids spy a candy store and you think, "oh no" grumble, grumble, groan. Well, this store was such a pleasant surprise. The owner & employee were so welcoming and informative. The store is set up to take a tour...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I was overhearing the owner (?) talking to someone and mentioning it's the only such shop like it in the country. They really do an excellent job of showing (letting you buy and thus taste) the progression of candy trends and treats from the revolutionary...More

Thank Hatzlacha
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This candy store is organized by time period which is neat to see when different candies came out. Some candies are homemade and other include known favorites such as Chuckles, Altoids, and Taffy. Some things are very pricey and prices are not on items....6 chocolate...More

Thank Roxygurl761
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