Andover Biography - Allen Hinton
Allen Hinton was the first person in New England to exclusively sell ice cream. Hinton, an ex-slave and waiter at the Theological Seminary, began selling ice cream in 1877. The stand was located on Hidden Road and was operated until 1930 by Hinton's heirs.
- "Local Ice Cream Business had Flourished Over the Years", Townsman, August 27, 2015, page 15