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Who Invented the Ice Cream Cones?

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Did you know about the very first cone?

The first ice cream cone was produced in NYC in 1896 by Italo Marchiony. Marchiony, who emigrated from Italy to New York in the late 1800s.
Italo Marchiony submitted a patent in 1903 for a mold to make an edible cups with handles. On July 23, 1904, Charles Menches of St. Louis, Missouri started filling pastry cones with two scoops of ice cream.

Most historians believe that there were over fifty ice cream cone stands at the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair and it is possible that several people invented the ice cream cone at the same time. However, the cone definitely become popular in America by way of the St. Louis World’s Fair.

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