The Bottling Monroes

Mace, Catherine Monroe
September 2009
Humboldt Historian;Fall2009, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p30
The article discusses Alonzo W. Monroe, the author's great-great-grandfather, his recipe for Champagne Cider, and his liquor store. The article explains that Monroe opened his liquor store in May 1876 in Humboldt County, California. The author talks about the various uses for soda and mineral water during this time period. Subjects of the article also include Monroe's soda bottling machinery, his death, and the addition of a steam-powered mill.


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