Farmers in the Northeast were cutting and selling natural ice from ponds. Ice was seen as a luxury item and consumed by only the wealthy. Towards the end of the 18th Century in the New England states, demand for ice began to increase.
Visit our Chester County museum located at 825 Sconnelltown Road, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19382
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Everyone welcome–school classes, organizations, tourists, groups and families.