Wellington in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Cheese Industry in Wellington
As many as sixty cheese factories were managed from the Wellington area. The largest was the Horr-Warner Co. which shipped a record seven million pounds of cheese in 1878 to American and foreign markets. This building was the headquarters of the Horr-Warner Co. and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a part of Wellington’s Central Historic District.
Plaque dedicated: 8-22-1976
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
Location. 41° 10.124′ N, 82° 13.124′ W. Marker is in Wellington, Ohio, in Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 West Herrick Avenue, Wellington OH 44090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wellington, Ohio Established 1818 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archibald M. Willard (about 500 feet away); Herrick Memorial Library (about 500 feet away); Wells Building (about 500 feet away); Spirit of ’76 (about 500 feet away); Wellington Town Hall (about 600 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Vietnam Veterans Monument (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellington.
Regarding The Cheese Industry in Wellington. Contributing property, Wellington Center Historic District, National Register of Historic Places #74001556.
Also see . . . Say Cheese! Wellington, Ohio Wins National Main Street Title.
Formerly known as the “Cheese Capital of the World,” Wellington has a proud history in the cheese trade dating back to the 1800s when the village was home to more than 40 cheesemaking or storing facilities and shipped cheese all over the world.(Submitted on January 30, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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