Rogers Brothers Seed Company
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
"The Rogers Brothers Seed Company of New York bought property on Fair Avenue near the Fair Grounds - between 10th and 11th Streets - and built a seed elevator. In 1902 the elevator was improved and a storehouse added. In 1903 additional property was purchased and on September 19, 1903 the Rogers Brothers Seed House was completed [and] was a wholesale seed grower and seller and had several large farms in the county. The advertised as being "growers of fancy peas and beans."" They operated until 1940.
Notes
Above was taken from "The Town That Wouldn't Die" by Robert Haltiner.
Date of Original
c 1900
Dimensions
Width: 3062 px
Height: 2535 px
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 3062px
Image Height: 2535px
Subject(s)
Collection
Knechtel Collection
Language of Item
English
Donor
Dennis Knechtel
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation
Knechtel Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email:tbrc@alpenalibrary.org
Website:
Agency street/mail address:
211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188
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Rogers Brothers Seed Company


"The Rogers Brothers Seed Company of New York bought property on Fair Avenue near the Fair Grounds - between 10th and 11th Streets - and built a seed elevator. In 1902 the elevator was improved and a storehouse added. In 1903 additional property was purchased and on September 19, 1903 the Rogers Brothers Seed House was completed [and] was a wholesale seed grower and seller and had several large farms in the county. The advertised as being "growers of fancy peas and beans."" They operated until 1940.