Learn about the history of ice cream and the mystery surrounding the invention of the ice cream cone. Several people have been credited with inventing it, although it wasn’t until the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair that the treat gained widespread popularity. Includes biographies, recipes, quizzes, and games. There are links to eThemes Resources on owning an ice cream shop and the St. Louis World’s Fair.
This site has a timeline showing the history of ice cream. Includes details of ice cream flavors, famous people who ate ice cream, and information about the creation of ice cream. On the left are quotations and facts about ice cream.
Find out what it takes to start and run your own business. Includes information on different types of businesses, sales taxes, licenses and permits, and the characteristics of entrepreneurs. There are many sites about the ice cream industry, plus pricing information about items you would need for your own ice cream shop.
These sites have information about the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair. Includes visitors and the nations they represented, attractions, foods, exhibits, and antiques. An eMINTS WebQuest about choosing a Missouri city for a new fair is linked.