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Zile's Ice Cream

 
 
Zile's Ice Cream Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
1. Zile's Ice Cream Marker
Inscription. The Downtown Taneytown Main Street Organization dedicates this sign restoration to the Taneytown community.

The "Zile's Ice Cream“ sign was originally completed in the 1920's by Roy Strine and restored in the year 2001 by Lewis Shlitt. It is a perfect illustration of advertising of the period.
 
Erected by Downtown Taneytown.
 
Location. 39° 39.569′ N, 77° 10.544′ W. Marker is in Taneytown, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on East Baltimore Street when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15 East Baltimore Street, Taneytown MD 21787, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Heart of Our Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Adam Good Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everything from Bags of Flour to the President's Shoes (about 700 feet away); Painting the Town Red (about 700 feet away); Everyone is Welcome (about 800 feet away); "Steps of the Sisters" (approx. 0.2 miles away); 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Extra! Extra! (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Taneytown.
 
Additional comments.
Zile's Ice Cream Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
2. Zile's Ice Cream Marker
1. Arthur M. Zile
In May 1919, The Creamery and Milk Plant Monthly reported “Westminster:— Arthur M. Zile has leased the ‘Main Court Inn’ and is fitting up an ice cream plant and creamery. Capacity, 1000 gallons a day.”
    — Submitted January 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Zile's Ice Cream image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
3. Zile's Ice Cream
Close-up of logo on marker
Zile's Ice Cream Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
4. Zile's Ice Cream Sign
Motter & Leister Serves
Zile's Ice Cream
Manufactured by
Arthur M. Zile Westminster, Md.
Window showing pre-restoration painting image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
5. Window showing pre-restoration painting
Original circa 1927

Restored 2001
Zile's Ice Cream Sign image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 2, 2015
6. Zile's Ice Cream Sign
On the wall of the Taneytown City Hall and Police Station.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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