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Lyme in Huron County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Shorghum Press

 
 
Shorghum Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 29, 2022
1. Shorghum Press Marker
Inscription.  Resembling corn stalks, sorghum was fed into this press, producing juice, which was boiled to the thickness of syrup (similar to molasses).

A horse pulled the tree limb round and round.

Sorghum is used for animal feed. Its fiber can be used for making brooms.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 41° 16.839′ N, 82° 47.44′ W. Marker is in Lyme, Ohio, in Huron County. Marker is on Ohio 113 (Ohio Route 4), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5513 OH-113, Bellevue OH 44811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Biebricher Centennial Barn (here, next to this marker); Iron Kettle (here, next to this marker); Kromer Barn (a few steps from this marker); The Woodworking Shop (a few steps from this marker); The Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Schug Hardware Store (within shouting distance of this marker); The Underground Railroad In Lyme Township, Huron County / The Underground Railroad
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Wagner Log House (Rose Tavern) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lyme.
 
Shorghum Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 29, 2022
2. Shorghum Press Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 25, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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