July 16th National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day – July 16th

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Always the third Sunday of July. This is also National Ice Cream Month! Ice cream has been eaten here in America since Colonial days. Washington, Jefferson and Adams are known to have enjoyed ice cream.

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In 1832 Augustus Jackson introduced flavorings for ice cream. 1843 Nancy Johnson invented the hand driven ice cream maker.

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1920 Harry Burt created the first Ice Cream Truck and in 1984, President Reagan proclaimed July National Ice Cream month.

Colorful ice cream scoops
Colorful ice cream scoops

How to celebrate – Have a bowl of ice cream. Go to you closest ice cream stand and hang out, eating ice cream of course. Host an Ice Cream party of your own.

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