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National Historic Cheesemaking Center: Celebrating Our Past
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Photo supplied by the National Historic Cheesemaking Center
Photo supplied by National Historic Cheesemaking Center The Milwaukee, Chicago and St. Paul Railroad Depot, which currently houses the National Historic Cheesemaking Center and the Green County Welcome Center, began bustling with freight and passenger service when the railway line was completed to Monroe in 1887, connecting Monroe to the rest of the world by rail. Passenger service continued until 1951 and freight service until 1980, at which time the depot closed. Historic Monroe saw the need to save the abandoned depot and purchased the structure for $1, from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation.

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