On Nat'l Hot Fudge Sundae day, the Wisconsin connection

Today (July 25) is National Hot Fudge Sundae Day. But you can't have the hot fudge sundae without the creation of the ice cream sundae in the first place - and did you know it was invented in Wisconsin?? Yup, the ice cream sundae was first concocted during a hot day in Two Rivers, Wisconsin, back in 1881.

In a recent Discover Wisconsin episode covering Manitowoc and Two Rivers, I got to go to the Johnson House in Two Rivers, where it all began, and build a sundae of my own in their ice cream shop. That part of the video begins right when you click below. Definitely a tasty day!

Eric Paulsen

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