Well, sort of. Today’s St. Paul Pioneer Press had a story about the reunion.
365 descendants of August and Theresa Schell had a family reunion at the Schell Brewery in New Ulm, Minnesota to help celebrate the founding of the brewery. New Ulm is a heavily Germanic area. The article reports that Schell’s is Minnesota’s oldest brewery and the second-oldest family-owned brewery in the U.S. It began in 1860.
Now I need to figure out which is the first-oldest! Any guesses?
Click here for the brewery’s own history pages.
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