Monument to the Birthplace of the Cheeseburger. A granite monument dedicated in 1987 indicates where the Humpty Dumpty Barrel restaurant, "Colorado's first drive-in," once stood. It's owner, Louis E. Ballast, supposedly created the cheeseburger on this site in 1935.When was the cheeseburger trademark registered?
To legally bolster the claim, the monument notes that, "The Cheeseburger trademark was registered by Mr. Ballast on March 5, 1935."Was the cheeseburger invented in Louisville?
To bolster the claim legally the monument notes: "The Cheeseburger trademark was registered by Mr. Ballast on March 5, 1935." Tipster Mark Turner reminds us that Louisville, KY's Kaelin's has a "1934 menu to substantiate their claim as the birthplace of the cheeseburger."Where can I get a meat patty in Denver?
For your cheesy meat patty recognition pilgrimage, Denver is the place to go. I-25 exit 212A. Drive west on Speer Blvd for two blocks.