At the west end of the Boardwalk was the Soda & Ice Cream Stand.
The stand was owned and operated by Peter Pellerzi and his wife Domenica. The stand served Hires® Root Beer and Coca-Cola®. We have a small Hires® sign and mug from the park in our museum on the Wilmington & Western Railroad's Greenbank Station property.
Our next stop takes us to the place that started it all!
A Hires® Root Beer barrel is visible at the far right, just behind the roof support. Along the top shelf are Coca-Cola® bottles before their signature bottle design was copyrighted. The gentleman in the photo behind the counter with the mustache and tie is Peter Pellerzi, the proprietor. The other man behind the counter is Oscar (his last name is unknown).
The Soda & Ice Cream Stand
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