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Sundry Seeks State Recognition

Every community has its history. There are museums and there are informal collectors who have living museums off the main road.

And there is living history a community refuses to let die. That is the story of the Potter Sundry and the Tin Roof Sundae.

According to, the Tin Roof Sundae was created in 1916. The "lab" was the Potter Drug Co., owned by Jame Earl Thayer. The designer of the slathering concoction of chocolate and vanilla ice creams, chocolate syrup, peanuts and marshmallow cream spilling over the sides of a soda fountain glass, is Harold Dean "Pinky" Thayer. Pinky work...


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Arouranmoon47 writes:

Best place ever. Potter days is the best time to get one!

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