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Priscilla Hobbs | Popcorn Maker in Salem, Massachusetts

Priscilla Hobbs | Popcorn Maker in Salem, Massachusetts
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E.W. Hobbs has been a constant at Salem Willows Park since 1897. When Priscilla Hobbs was a child, she watched her father and grandfather pop their famous buttered Hobbs popcorn on the same century-old equipment that she and her brother Charlie use today. “I tell my grandkids to start learning those machines,” Priscilla says. “We need to get the sixth generation trained!”

Salem Willows Hobbs Popcorn
Photo/Art by Carl Tremblay
Priscilla Hobbs and the famous Hobbs popcorn at the Salem Willows.

E.W. Hobbs, Salem Willows Park, 205/207 Fort Ave. 978-745-7691.

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Updated Thursday, June 5th, 2008

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3 Responses to Priscilla Hobbs | Popcorn Maker in Salem, Massachusetts

  1. Cheryl June 27, 2013 at 1:43 pm #

    Hobbs Popcorn is the best! Priscilla and crew are awesome.

  2. Tracey June 27, 2013 at 3:47 pm #

    A treasure for sure. Been an iconic landmark for many generations in Salem and beyond!!!

  3. Wini June 28, 2013 at 1:31 pm #

    Hobbs Popcorn makes a great gift for a birthday or any day!!!
    We have been grateful recipients of the most outstanding popcorn in the world sent by our
    dear friends local to Salem. We love it!!!

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