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Saturday April 21 Schoep’s Ice Cream: Making History in Scoops, Pints, and Gallons

Posted by eastsidehistorymadison on April 6, 2012

Apologies for the incorrect date printed on our mailed invitation this month! We meet on Saturday, April 21, at the Goodman Community Center, 2pm.


John Thomsen (one of the third generation of owners) speaks on the history of Schoeps Ice Cream, from its humble beginning in the back room of a grocery store to a company serving 49 of the 50 states.


2 Responses to “Saturday April 21 Schoep’s Ice Cream: Making History in Scoops, Pints, and Gallons”

  1. Jerry Reich & Susan Barthel said

    Enjoyed the program, and the ice cream!

    For about 5 years now, my wife & I have lived in the Kennedy Place apartments, just across Eastwood from Schoeps, and from time to time we’ll observe a rainbow ending right at the factory…coincidence?–we don’t think so!

    Here are a couple photo links:

    http://imgur.com/0dzFL.jpg (this one is a double rainbow!)

  2. […] Reich and Susan Barthe, attendees of the April 21 presentation by John Thomsen on the history of Schoep’s Ice Cream, commented on this […]

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