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A time line about Milton Hershey
Created by dohlson16
on Feb 22, 2010
Last updated: 02/28/10 at 10:56 AM
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Milton Hershey died.
Milton founded the Hershey Industrial School for orphaned and needy boys
Milton invented Hershey Kisses.
Milton built a town for his workers to live in.
Milton sold his entire caramel company to a man named Daniel LaFean.
Milton went to Jamestown and visited a candy shop there. He met a women named Catherine Sweeny, also known as Kitty. They married in New York.
Milton made his first chocolate.
Milton opened his first other factories in Chicago, Pennsylvania, and Mount Joy. The one in Pennsylvania burned down.
Milton took out a loan from the bank, learned how to make better caramels, and then right before the loan was due, a British salesman bought a huge order of them.
Milton got what would be $50,000 dollars today from the British person, than began to succeed.
Milton started a small business in New York. His father reappeared and sold cough drops with him again. Milton went bankrupt.
Milton went to New York but rather then start another company, he got a job or a candy shop.
Milton went to the Columbian Exposition and saw a chocolate production line. After the Exposition, he bought all the machines.
Milton learned how to add milk to his caramels to give them a better flavor, texture, and shelf life.
Henry Hershey visited Milton's shop and partnered with him to sell cabinets and cough drops. Both failed and Milton went bankrupt again.
Milton went bankrupt for the first time. His uncles gave him money to continue.
Milton founded his first candy shop in at the Philadelphia
Milton got his first job at a candy shop called Royer's Ice Cream Parlor and Garden
Milton got his first job for a printer named Samuel Ernst. He didn't like it, put his hat into the press, and got himself fired.
Milton's Sister, Sarena, died of scarlet fever at age 6.
Milton Hershey's sister, Serena, was born
Milton Hershey was born