This Week in Hershey


1963 - Community Camping and Picnic Facility opens to Derry Township residents.
1900 - Mr. Hershey decides to sell his Lancaster Caramel Company for $1,000,000, after realizing the success of making and selling chocolate.
1919 - Milton brings Catherine's body to Derry Township, and she is laid to rest in the family plot in the new Hershey Cemetery.


1947 - Hershey beats Pittsburgh 5-0 in game seven to win the Calder Cup at Hersheypark Arena.
1962 - Opening of Lamp Post Dining Room at Cocoa Inn.
1967 - Car racing in Stadium is introduced.
1968 - First Annual Rotary auction.

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