Few People Know That Connecticut Is The Birthplace Of The Lollipop
By Elisa Regulski|Published March 31, 2020
Elisa is a passionate travel writer with over five years of experience. After graduating with a B.F.A in acting from Oklahoma City University, Elisa earned a M.A in mass communication From Texas State University. When she's not writing about all of the amazing places throughout the U.S., she can be heard singing with her band.
They’re sweet. They’re fruity. And they’re oh-so fun. Lollipops are a childhood staple, and they can bring back bright and happy memories. But did you know that lollipops were invented right here in Connecticut? Well, that’s what George Smith of New Haven said, but some historians believe its origin goes back even further. Read on to learn more about the fascinating history behind one of America’s favorite sugary treats.