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Greek Immigrants Candy Stores in Temple, Texas

GREEK IMMIGRANTS CANDY STORES IN TEMPLE, TEXAS by TNH Staff Published in The National Herald Special Edition July 2019 ------------------------------ I am excited that  The National Herald  has given Hellenic Genealogy Geek the right to reprint articles that may be of interest to our group.  ------------------------------ Among the confectioners were the Pappas Brothers, George P. Zacharias, and Argyris Karahal Renowned for cafes that have been drawing customers for generations across the United States, Greek immigrants showed they knew to make American-style candy too, especially in the town of Temple, Texas when the 20th Century bloomed. A town already known for confectioneries and sugary goods, Temple saw that reputation grow with the arrival of Greek immigrants, some of whom jumped there from places like New York and Chicago and quickly cooked up the sweet stuff that was irresistible.  With June being National Candy Month, the Temple Daily