Milky Way Farms: The Way It Was (Hardcover)
"Milky Way Farms-The Way It Was" is a history of a most incredible farm operation when candy legend, Franklin C. Mars, came to Giles County, Tennessee. The Southern estate was built by the success of the Mars' Milky Way Candy Bar that lead the world in sales in 1930. The writer chronicles the farm operation from 1931 until it was sold in 1945. The reader will see what took place on a daily basis from the letters, documents, and photographs of the farm manager. Milky Way Farms was of utmost importance to Giles County during the "Depression." This Tennessee estate produced prize winning show horses, the 1940 Kentucky Derby Winner, Gallahadion, and world renowned Horned Hereford cattle. The 1930's Clubhouse is still in very good condition and remains today a showplace of the South.