* ICE CREAM WAS INVENTED IN CHINA ABOUT 200B.C. WHEN A MILK AND RICE MIXTURE WAS FURTHER SOLIDIFIED BY PACKING IT IN SNOW

ROMAN EMPERORS ARE ALLEGED TO HAVE SENT SLAVES TO THE MOUNTAIN TOPS TO BRING BACK FRESH SNOW WHICH WAS THEN FLAVORED AND SERVED AS PART OF THEIR FAMOUS FOOD ORGIES

THE FIRST ICE CREAM PARLOR WAS OPENED IN NEW YORK CITY IN 1776

GEORGE WASHINGTON LOVED ICE CREAM SO MUCH THAT HE RAN UP A $200 BILL ONE SUMMER IN THE LATE 1700'S

THE FIRST HAND CRANKED ICE CREAM FREEZER WAS INVENTED IN 1846 BY NANCY JOHNSON

IN 1851, JACOB FUSSEL, A MILK DEALER IN BALTIMORE CONVERTED HIS MILK PLANT INTO THE FIRST ICE CREAM PLANT IN THE UNITED STATES

ON SEPTEMBER 22, 1896 THE FIRST ICE CREAM CONE WAS MADE BY ITALO MARCHIONY IN NEW YORK CITY

IN 1921, THE COMMISSIONER OF ELLIS ISLAND MADE A DECISION TO TREAT ALL INCOMING IMMIGRANTS TO A TASTE OF SOMETHING EXTREMELY SPECIAL, BY SERVING THEM ICE CREAM WITH THEIR FIRST MEAL

IN 1943 THE AVERAGE HOT FUDGE SUNDAE SOLD FOR 20 CENTS, 25 CENTS WITH NUTS

ON AUGUST 7, 1977 DENNETT D'ANGELO SET A WORLD RECORD BY EATING 3 POUNDS/ 6 OUNCES OF ICE CREAM IN 90 SECONDS

IN 1986 THE FIRST SUNDAES ICE CREAM AND YOGURT STORE OPENED UP IN SEEKONK, MA

NEW ENGLANDERS ENJOY A HEARTY 39 PINTS OF ICE CREAM ANNUALLY, OR ABOUT 14 MORE PINTS PER YEAR THAN THE AVERAGE AMERICAN

THE SECOND SUNDAES ICE CREAM AND YOGURT STORE OPENED IN 1988 IN CRANSTON, RI

IN AN AVERAGE YEAR, SUNDAES ICE CREAM AND YOGURT STORES DISH OUT ABOUT 25,000 GALLONS OF ICE CREAM AND YOGURT

VANILLA IS THE NUMBER ONE FLAVOR IN THE UNUTED STATES EQUALLING ABOUT 20% OF THE NATIONS TOTAL ICE CREAM SALES. IN NEW ENGLAND CONSUMPTION OF VANILLA IS EVEN HIGHER, ACCOUNTING FOR ABOUT 25% OF SALES.
SUNDAES OPENED UP A THIRD STORE IN 2003 ON GREENVILLE AVENUE IN JOHNSTON.

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