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My MHS BlogCategory: Historical: From the Vault

Top 7 Pieces of Historic Architecture and Landscaping on MHS Campus

“There is not a person alive who should not plant a tree – not for the shade that you’ll enjoy, but for those who are coming after.” –Milton Hershey To...

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A Timeline of MHS Commencements through the Years

Graduation is a momentous occasion at Milton Hershey School. For MHS students, this campus has not only been their school but also a home away from home. In the early...

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Built on Sugar: Hershey in Cuba

Did you know Milton Hershey had a personal and professional interest in Cuba? To help ensure a steady supply of sugar for his chocolate, Milton Hershey began to acquire land...

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It was Kitty’s Idea

The Milton Hershey School, located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, began as a dream and vision shared by chocolate magnate Milton Hershey and his wife, Catherine. Unable to have children of their...

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Milton and Kitty: A Love Story

Imagine the shock Milton Hershey’s mother must have felt when in 1898 he arrived home in Lancaster from a weekend away with an attractive young bride. Fanny Hershey was not...

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Catherine Hershey: A Shortened Life Remembered (1871-1915)

March 25, 2015, marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Catherine Hershey. March is also Women’s History Month, a time to highlight the contributions of women to events in...

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