Mars Candy founder has ties to Hancock
In a tiny cemetery on the west edge of Lake Emily, there is a gravesite for Charley M. Mars. The son of S.S. and E. A. Mars, Charley died just one month short of his sixth birthday. The cause of death is unknown, but this gravesite is proof of something much more monumental: the birthplace for the founder of the Mars candy company actually is Hancock, Minn.
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