The First Thing Handed Out Was Green Ice Cream from 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mister Softee (Slideshow)

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mister Softee (Slideshow)

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The First Thing Handed Out Was Green Ice Cream

The first day of operations was St. Patrick’s Day 1956, so founders Bill and Jim Conway took to the streets of West Philadelphia and handed out green ice cream.