Property: Poplar Cheese Factory (1889 - 1918)
Contact: Helen Vater Blaha
----Source: This excerpt was taken from the 1918 History of Clark County (Henry Salzwedel biography).
Poplar Cheese Factory, located in Section 28 of the Town of Beaver:
Chalres Salzwedel and his son Henry "erected the brick cheese factory, known as Poplar Cheese Factory, and began its operation in 1889 with eleven patrons."
"Chalres Salzwedel died in 1913. . . .After his father's death, Henry Salzwedel took over the cheese factory. . . . The cheese factory now (1918) has thirty-three patron and uses on an average about 5,600 pounds of milk per day, and Mr. Salzwedel owns the forty-acre tract on which the factory stands."
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