Ice House

  • ice House Polar Ice Co. opened for business on April 28, 1928.

Polar Ice Co. opened for business on April 28, 1928. The “cold room” was kept cold by insulating the entire room with five inch thick vegetable cork, no electricity was used to keep the room cold. Today the Ice House has been renovated to host civic events.

Fact: in 1928 the cost of ice goes as follows:

12.5 lbs – 10 cents

25 lbs – 20 cents

50 lbs – 35 cents

100 lbs – 65 cents

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