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Franklin Fountain

Franklin Fountain

This Victorian-inspired ice cream saloon tempts people of all ages with its handmade ice cream, banana splits, thick shakes, sundaes and flavored phosphates and fountain drinks—all served by soda jerks. During colder months, customers line up for hot chocolate, hot milkshakes and homemade pie.

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Tags: African-American, Dining & Restaurants, Historic District, Summer

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