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Vicksburg can claim a few firsts. Joseph Biedenharn bottled the first Coca-Cola anywhere in the world right here in 1894. The Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum on Washington Street entices visitors with a restored candy store where you can sit in a real soda fountain, Coca-Cola memorabilia, souvenirs and more. The “more” includes Coke floats!
Restored 1890 building where Coca-Cola® was first bottled anywhere in the world in 1894. Museum contains reproduction bottling works, Coca-Cola® memorabilia, and 1900 soda fountain and restored 1890 candy store. Ice-cold Cokes, ice cream floats, Mississippi-made Luvel dipped ice cream and over 100 Coca- Cola® items for sale in the gift shop.
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