About Hershey: Our Proud History

For many Americans, the name "Hershey" means chocolate. The man who started it all, Milton S. Hershey, was great humanitarian and philanthropist. In 1905, Milton Hershey built his famous chocolate company in the town known today as Hershey.

Great American Chocolate Town

The Legacy of Milton S. Hershey

The Town of HersheyCatherine and Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey
The man who began it all, Milton S. Hershey, was satisfied to let his accomplishments and products speak for themselves.


Milton S. Hershey built Hershey Park in 1907 so his employees would have a pleasant environment for picnicking and boating.

Hersheypark Arena

Hersheypark Arena
There are over 70 years of memories in Hersheypark Arena; let's take a trip down memory lane.

The Hotel Hershey

The Hotel Hershey
Built during the Great Depression, The Hotel Hershey is one of America's landmark hotels, located on a hilltop overlooking Hershey, PA.

Hershey Lodge

Hershey Lodge
Twenty-one years after the death of entrepreneur Milton S. Hershey, his progressive ideas were endured with the building of Hershey Lodge.

Hershey Golf

Hershey Country Club
In 1930, Milton S. Hershey, founded Hershey Country Club, giving up the first floor in his High Point Mansion to serve as the Clubhouse.

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