Hail to the cheese

Kageleiry, Jamie; Schultz, Christine
January 1993
Yankee;Jan93, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p29
Describes the 1,235-pound cheese presented to President Thomas Jefferson by the residents of Cheshire, Mass., on Jan. 1, 1802. How the town decided to make the mammoth cheese; How the cheese was constructed in 1801; Jefferson's reported response to the gift.


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