Schlick Sorghum Mill
Operated: ca 1914-1919
From Vermont, a community history written in 1977; page 54-55
"About 1914 Otto Schlick ... opened a sorghum mill. He bought the equipment in Mazomanie from Charlie Lindstrom."
His daughter Lillie recalls, "it was very hard and demanding work. Getting the cane was no small deal either. It was hand planted, hoed by hand and when it was headed out you took the tops off to make it sweeter."
"The mill consisted of 4 or 5 large pans, a roller and a lot of firewood."
"The mill ran from 1914-1919."
Note: the Otto Schlick property was in Section 8 (see plat map at right)
County Trunk F
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