Liibs Bakery and Confectionery
The Petersburg Steam Bakery also known as Libb’s Bakery was a steam bakery plant and an ice-cream factory. Started in 1886 William Libbs and his wife and daughter operated the business which included not only a soda and ice-cream shoppe but a restaurant which served plate lunches as well. The bakery items included "breadstuff daily, Charlotte, Russe, Captain, fancy, decorated and wedding cakes, rolls, buns, jellies and numerous delicacies, and a specialty is made of pastries." (Printed in the Pike County Dispatch in 1911).