Main's Ice Cream Factory

Main's Ice Cream Factory (HM2106)

Location: Middletown, MD 21769 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.627', W 77° 32.756'

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This lot began as a log structure blacksmith shop owned by Thomas Powell in the early 1800's. In 1882, Calvin Coblentz and Millard Cook took, ownership, adding the Coblentz and Cook Meat Market to the existing structure. In 1899, the blacksmith shop was converted to a confectionery. In 1911 the lot was purchased by CF Main, who relocated his meat market from the north side of main street. Brick additions were added in 1922, and a state of the art ice cream factory and shop opened, remaining in operation until 1969. In 2005, renovation of the building began with aid from the National Historic Trust and in 2007 The Main Cup Restaurant opened.
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HM NumberHM2106
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Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceBusiness Center, Town
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 9:55am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] SEPTEMBERSPARROW1666  [2] SEPTEMBERSPARROW1666  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280912 N 4369119
Decimal Degrees39.44378333, -77.54593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.627', W 77° 32.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 37.6200" N, 77° 32' 45.3600" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16 W Main St, Middletown MD 21769, US
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