Francis Burdette Cypher’s Ice Cream Shop, 1878

In 1878, Francis Burdette Cypher opened an ice cream shop and confectionery at the end of Main Street. By the 1900s he was nationally famous for his root beer for which he received numerous outstanding offers from large companies who wanted to buy his recipes. Cypher denied them every time as he prefered to work and keep a humble life saying “When I die, They … Continue reading Francis Burdette Cypher’s Ice Cream Shop, 1878