Soda Fountains

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Ice Cream Soda - Origins
... The ice cream soda was invented by Robert McCay Green in Philadelphia, PA, in 1874 during the sesquicentennial celebration ... Green ran out of cream for the flavored sodas he was selling and used vanilla ice cream from a neighbor and invented a new drink ... His own account, published in Soda Fountain magazine in 1910, states that while operating a soda fountain at the Franklin Institute's semicentennial celebration in ...
Soda Fountain - History
... The soda fountain was an attempt to replicate mineral waters that bubbled up from the Earth ... This was commonly called soda water, although it contained no soda ... The soda fountain began in Europe, but achieved its greatest success in the U.S ...

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