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Silver Creek Cheese Factory

 
 
Silver Creek Cheese Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2018
1. Silver Creek Cheese Factory Marker
Inscription.  The Silver Creek Cheese Factory was located in the heart of the tri-county area known during the 19th century as "Cheesedome". This part of the Western Reserve was best known for the cheese it shipped internationally. The factory contributed to the Aurora processing network, which by 1904 was shipping 4,000,000 pounds of cheese per year. The factory was destroyed by a flood in 1913 as were many other industries which flourished in the Chagrin Valley.
 
Erected 1992 by Aurora Landmarks Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 1-67.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1904.
 
Location. 41° 19.046′ N, 81° 19.733′ W. Marker is in Aurora, Ohio, in Portage County. Marker is on East Garfield Road (Ohio Route 82) 0.1 miles west of Egglestown Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora OH 44202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
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5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chillicothe Turnpike (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory of Those (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ebenezer Sheldon (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Church In Aurora (approx. 0.9 miles away); Geauga Lake (approx. 3.2 miles away); Maple Sugaring (approx. 4.4 miles away); American Indians (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mantua Center Historic District (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
Also see . . .  Silver Creek Cheese Factory. Ohio History Central (Submitted on August 19, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Silver Creek Cheese Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, August 18, 2018
2. Silver Creek Cheese Factory Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 564 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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