Brownie Museum

Photo: Brownie eating ice cream out a cigar box in the 1950s

This photo was recently discovered by Sue Phifer. She posted it on Facebook.  Here father took the photo is the early 1950s. It looks like Brownie (who died a few years later) was eating ice cream out of a cigar box. There appears to be an ice cream cone next to the cigar box. Interestingly,… Continue reading Photo: Brownie eating ice cream out a cigar box in the 1950s

Beach Street Revival · Brownie Today

May 30 at 6pm: Ribbon-cutting for Brownie’s NEW statue and memorial

The date is set for Brownie the Town Dog of Daytona Beach’s new statue and memorial ribbon cutting ceremony. On May 30th at 6 pm, fans of Brownie, Florida’s most historic dog, will gather in Riverfront Park in downtown Daytona Beach to celebrate Brownie and to enjoy cake, dog treats and a doggie parade. The… Continue reading May 30 at 6pm: Ribbon-cutting for Brownie’s NEW statue and memorial

Historic Dogs

Historic Dog: Patsy Ann (1929-1942), Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska

I am starting a series of posts about other historic dogs that are associated with towns and cities. Our first is Patsy Ann, the Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska. Patsy Ann was a deaf Bull Terrier who knew when ships were arriving into Juneau’s harbor before anyone else. She watched over Juneau, Alaska from 1929-1942.… Continue reading Historic Dog: Patsy Ann (1929-1942), Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska