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Near Berne in Albany County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cheese Factory

 
 
Cheese Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 7, 2012
1. Cheese Factory Marker
Inscription.
First in Town of Berne
Built in 1878 and Made
495 Pounds in a Single Day

 
Erected 1932 by New York State Education Department.
 
Location. 42° 37.818′ N, 74° 8.044′ W. Marker is near Berne, New York, in Albany County. Marker is on Berne-Altamont Road (New York State Route 156) 0.4 miles north of New York State Route 443, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berne NY 12023, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ax Factory (approx. mile away); Mill Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); Weidman Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pioneer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Reformed Dutch Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Schools (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dutch Barn (approx. one mile away); Earliest House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berne.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Cheese Factory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, April 7, 2012
2. Cheese Factory Marker
Berne Cheese Factory - 1906 image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, March 4, 2017
3. Berne Cheese Factory - 1906
Berne Cheese Factory - 1906: Built by Thomas Wood on his farm north of the village of Berne, on what is now NY Route 156. The small straw huts beside the cheese factory were erected by Italian laborers who came to pave the roadway. This photo is on display at the Berne Town Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2012, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.   3. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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