Andover Biography - Allen Hinton

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Allen Hinton was the first person in New England to exclusively sell ice cream. Hinton, an ex-slave began selling ice cream in 1877. The stand was located on Hidden Road and was operated until 1930 by Hinton's heirs.

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  • "Local Ice Cream Business had Flourished Over the Years", Townsman, August 27, 2015, page 15

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