It’s about 275 miles from Latrobe, Pa., and Wilmington, Ohio.
However, the great banana split debate splits the two towns apart much further.
Both lay claims as the home of the banana split, but there can be only one.
Who would have ever thought that a one scoop each of vanilla, chocolate and strawberry ice cream, a whole banana, pineapple, chocolate syrup, strawberry topping, whipped cream, and nuts and cherries in a “boat” could stir up such controversy?
Both towns have legitimate claims.