There have been many changes of the American lifestyle since the 1920s. Although at Hammond’s Candy factory, many things, including the recipes and machinery, have survived the passage of time. For more than 90 years, Denver has been home to Hammond’s Candies, first founded in 1920 by Carl T. Hammond.
An early morning breeze sends ripples across Cherry Creek Reservoir as a young lady pushes her Vanguard Optimist into the cool water. She climbs in, fastens the rudder, adjusts the single sail on the eight-foot dinghy, and the wind does the rest. Welcome to Day 4 of a week-long sailing camp held by Community Sailing of Colorado.