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Guests partake in taffy pull at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago

Published: Sunday, March 2, 2014 1:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:48 p.m. CDT
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Cole Pickley of St. Charles adds ingredients to make homemade taffy from molasses during a taffy-pulling party Feb. 15 at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
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Children learn how to make homemade taffy from molasses with the help of heritage interpreter Wayne Hill during a taffy-pulling party Feb. 15 at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
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Children and families learn how to make homemade taffy from molasses with the help of heritage interpreter Wayne Hill during a taffy-pulling party Feb. 15 at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.
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Children are shown and encouraged to play with toys from the early 1900s with the help of heritage interpreter Kate Garrett during a taffy-pulling party Feb. 15 at Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago.

WEST CHICAGO – Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago hosted taffy-pulling parties Saturday that gave visitors a glimpse into the life of children more than a century ago.

The parties started with a tour of an 1890s farmhouse. Guests then learned to make taffy from molasses and took the treats they created home with them.

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