Soda Fountains of Kansas

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January 23, 2016, 3:00 PM CT

Presented by Cindy Higgins

Relive the glory days of the soda fountain where tonics and curatives evolved into refreshments like the Brown Cow, the Mudslide, and the Egg Cream. Government regulations, World War I luxury taxes, and bottled soda pop prompted Kansas pharmacists to make more ice cream concoctions and add food to keep their evolving fountain sideline business profitable. This presentation also explores soda fountains in Kansas today and the revival of soda fountains throughout the nation.

Courtland Arts Council
421 Main St
Courtland, KS 66939-9712
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Sponsored by: Courtland Arts Council

For more information about this event, please contact:
Luke Mahin
(785) 374-3511