It’s ok - I just thought I was supposed to LOL
OK, now I'm confused; not sure whose "thread" I'm on, so....
..........I'll just have to thank both Pat and Lesley for starting
this "Free Weekend" challenge, and also for being so diligent
in all your continuing efforts to make UHH such a wonderful
place to "chill."
Thank you both, Ladies!
Had the opportunity to tour High Point Mansion in Hershey, PA
today with my wife, Sally.
As some of you may know, Milton S. Hershey founded Hershey
Chocolate many years ago after two or three failed attempts at
starting a candy company.
After moving to Lancaster, he was successful in making caramel
candy with his new company, Lancaster Caramel Company. He sold
the company to American Caramel Company in 1900 for a whopping
$1,000,000.00. In today's "dollars," that's OVER $32,000,000.00.
Not too shabby for a young man who dropped out of school at the age of 13 or 14.
In 1908, Mr. Hershey built the beautiful mansion overlooking his new
chocolate manufacturing company. The mansion was over 7,500 square
feet and had five bed rooms and seven indoor bathrooms. Another
fascinating "tid bit" is that Mr. Hershey's home was heated by steam
provided by boilers at the chocolate factory. BTW, this man is one of
the most generous gentlemen ever, sponsoring and educating thousands
of disadvantaged youth for over 100 years!