America’s Oldest Ice Cream Shop Is Right Here In Pennsylvania

Ice cream has been one of America’s favorite treats for generations. And, while the Chinese are believed to have invented the first ice cream way back in 3000 BC, America’s oldest ice cream shop, Bassetts Ice Cream, happens to be right here in Pennsylvania.

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Address:

1136 Arch Street, Unit 404
Reading Terminal Market
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-925-4315

Pennsylvania lays claim to some pretty impressive stats: oldest ice cream shop, first Ferris Wheel, first bifocals (invented by Benjamin Franklin) and…click here to read more.