Pleasant Valley Cheese Factory
Operated: <1890 - >1930
Patrons: Originally Jacob & Ragnild Jorgenson farm, Adolph & Marie (Amacher) Marty. 1927 Thomas Zwettler 18 shares, Frank Zwettler 25 sh. O'Connell Bros 25 sh, Peter Burkeland 15 sh, Frank Brunner 12 sh, Alvin Severson 15 sh, Charles Handel 3 sh, Daisey Est. 2sh.
Notes: Razed. Biennial report of the Dairy and Food Commissioner of WI: Forward PO 1896, 1898, 1903; Blue Mounds 1930. The current owner said that there were several other buildings of this construction in the area south into Green County. The tunnel was constructed by making a mound of earth. Stones were then places on top of the mound. Afterwards the dirt was removed. There appears to be very little mortar between the stones. There is a chimney hole in the center of ceiling about where the person is standing.
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