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Ryan Berley and his 32-year-old brother, Eric, recently bought and restored Shane’s, the oldest continuously operated candy shop in America. The Philadelphia landmark, a couple of blocks from where in 1732 Benjamin Franklin printed the first Poor Richard’s Almanack, has been turning out sweets since 1863.

Photo: Chris Crisman/Smithsonian Magazine

Make sure you check out the other gorgeous photos of Shane’s. —heidi

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