Vintage advertisement popsicles story of popsicles invention

Poison Ivy

Poison Ivy

2015-07-06 14:38:29

In 1905, an eleven-year old boy mixed some soda water powder and water. The boy, Frank Epperson, forgot the mixture on the back porch with the stirring stick still in the container. Overnight the temperature dropped below freezing turning the mixture to ice. Eighteen years later, in 1923, Epperson started a business producing with what he called Epsicles in seven different fruit flavors. Epperson eventually changed the name from Epsicles to Popsicles.
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