Birthplace of Commercial Ice Cream Production
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 39° 51.242 W 076° 46.276
18S E 348479 N 4413057
Quick Description: In 1851 C. Jacob Fussell built a factory nearby to produce ice cream from the surplus milk and cream of York County dairy farmers.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2020 5:55:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM12G3B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member wayfrog
Views: 1

Long Description:
Birthplace of Commercial Ice Cream Production-In 1851 C. Jacob Fussell built a factory nearby to produce ice cream from the surplus milk and cream of York County dairy farmers. This was the first time that ice cream had been mass-produced for commercial distribution in the US. The nearby Northern Central Railroad provided easy access to the Baltimore market. After Fussell moved his operations to Baltimore, commercial production was continued by local manufacturers into the 1940s.
Marker Name: Birthplace of Commercial Ice Cream Production

County: York

Date Dedicated: 7/15/2012

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: On York Co. Heritage Rail Trail at bridge over Rt. 214, Seven Valleys

Category: Agriculture, Business & Industry, Entrepreneurs, Invention, Railroads

Website: Not listed

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