1920 Central Dairy Established Central Dairy was established in Columbia in 1920 by Dot Sappington. 1927 Columbia Central Dairy Building Central Dairy was operated from this downtown Columbia building in the 1920s and early 1930s. 1934 New building in Jefferson City Sappington built a new dairy building at 610 Madison, Jefferson City, in 1934 and installed the now-famous ice cream counter in the front of the dairy. 1934 Early Ice Cream Packaging This is how early ice cream packaging looked. 1935 Phone Book Ad 1935 Note the four-digit phone number! 1939 Columbia Staff Columbia Staff in 1939. 1941 Columbia Ice Cream Parlor Early days of the Columbia ice cream parlor. 1942 New Awning Madison Street location as it appeared in 1942. 1945 Little Glen & Milk Jug Glen Hackmann of the Central Dairy family in 1945. 1958 Name the Bottle Contest News Tribune ad for Name The Bottle Contest. 1959 Jays Basketball Team Jays Basketball Team 1959 1961 Leo & Tulah Hackman Leo and tulah Hackman became co-owners of Central Dairy in 1961 with Wilbur Davis 1966 Leo Hackman - Official Ceremony Leo Hackman with Governor Warren Hearnes signing a proclamation: “June is Dairy Month” in 1966. 1972 Ribbon Cutting 1972 Ribbon cutting for the new bottle washer at the 610 Madison Street location. 2010 A Jefferson City Tradition Central Dairy Ice Cream parlor is still a favorite stop for locals and now is even a tour stop for visitors from all over the country. 2015 Bottle Production A look inside the current facility at Central Dairy.