Taneytown in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Zile's Ice Cream
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.
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 •
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