Spring Valley / Bohn / Amberger
3502 CTH JG at Bohn Rd, Mt. Horeb WI 53572
Off site resources
Vermont Township History p.50, 51 (large file)
Road View and Map
Operated: <1915 - 1953
Cheesemakers: John Hinny (1928), Jake Blaser, Ernest Bahler, Karl Vils, Carl Foelski, Walter Zwahlen, Otto Schaller, Russell Greve
Cheese Types: Brick Swiss, block Swiss, Muenster, American, limburger
Patrons: Teman Tollefson; Christ Zwettler; Gottlieb Warren; Harry Anderson; Joseph Dolohanty; Harold Peterson; John Mckindley; Albert Lingard
Notes: Burned in 1915, 1917 then rebuilt.
Biennial report of the Dairy and Food Commissioner of WI: Wm Sutter.; mgr. Black Earth PO 1901, Blue Mounds 1906, Mt. Horeb 1901, 1913, 1916,RD 4 1909, RD 1 1922, 1930. (Amberger might have had his own factory in 1901 since both are listed for that date.)
Wisconsin Historical Society, Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory- Architectural Style: Other Vernacular Arnberger (Amberger)- Elvers 1901. Amberger 1901, 1906. John McKinley sold to Albert Lindgard and Walter C. Evans 3 share of the cheese factory.
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