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					 Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)         Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)
(2nd from left: John Joyner, Sr.; 4th from left: Will Joyner)   (2nd from left: John Joyner, Sr.; 4th from left: Will Joyner)




 Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)         Bolton Sorghum Factory, Mooresville, IN (ca. 1897-1900)
(2nd from left: John Joyner, Sr.; 4th from left: Will Joyner)   (2nd from left: John Joyner, Sr.; 4th from left: Will Joyner)
The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-
1903), located at the northeast
                                                                                                                      flash From Your                       The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-
                                                                                                                                                            1903), located at the northeast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  flash From Your
corner of Mooresville, IN, was called                                                                                     Past Card                         corner of Mooresville, IN, was called                                                                                     Past Card




                                            Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                        Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
“the biggest sorghum factory in the                                                                                                                         “the biggest sorghum factory in the
world.” The cane was chopped up                                                                                       Historical Flash Card                 world.” The cane was chopped up                                                                                       Historical Flash Card
and boiled to produce sorghum                                                                                           Series — Card #9                    and boiled to produce sorghum                                                                                           Series — Card #9
molasses. Visitors were allowed to                                                                                                                          molasses. Visitors were allowed to
eat “skimmings” from the top of the                                                                                Around 1903 the Fall Creek Furniture     eat “skimmings” from the top of the                                                                                Around 1903 the Fall Creek Furniture
boiling vats.    Some of Bolton’s                                                                                  Company opened at the site formerly      boiling vats.    Some of Bolton’s                                                                                  Company opened at the site formerly
employees pose beside a cane-                                                                                      used by Bolton Sorghum. The buildings    employees pose beside a cane-                                                                                      used by Bolton Sorghum. The buildings
grinding machine. (Photograph by J.                                                                                were razed in 1930. In 1944 Automotive   grinding machine. (Photograph by J.                                                                                were razed in 1930. In 1944 Automotive
P. Calvert.)                                                                                                       Armature Co. constructed facilities at   P. Calvert.)                                                                                                       Armature Co. constructed facilities at
                                                                                                                   the same location (Indianapolis Road)                                                                                                                       the same location (Indianapolis Road)
                                                                                                                   and operated until 1993. (Below) Fall                                                                                                                       and operated until 1993. (Below) Fall
                                                                                                                   Creek Furniture employees pose ca.                                                                                                                          Creek Furniture employees pose ca.
                                                                                                                   1909-10.                                                                                                                                                    1909-10.




 Fall Creek Furniture Co. (formerly Bol-                                                                                                                     Fall Creek Furniture Co. (formerly Bol-
 ton Sorghum) sometime before 1930.                                                                                                                          ton Sorghum) sometime before 1930.

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         220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                    220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                       Mooresville, IN 46158
          www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                      www.mooresvillelib.org




The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-
1903), located at the northeast
                                                                                                                      flash From Your                       The Bolton Sorghum Factory (1890s-
                                                                                                                                                            1903), located at the northeast
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  flash From Your
corner of Mooresville, IN, was called                                                                                     Past Card                         corner of Mooresville, IN, was called                                                                                     Past Card
                                            Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.




                                                                                                                                                                                                        Copyright © 2009 by Mooresville Public Library. All Rights Reserved.
“the biggest sorghum factory in the                                                                                                                         “the biggest sorghum factory in the
world.” The cane was chopped up                                                                                       Historical Flash Card                 world.” The cane was chopped up                                                                                       Historical Flash Card
and boiled to produce sorghum                                                                                           Series — Card #9                    and boiled to produce sorghum                                                                                           Series — Card #9
molasses. Visitors were allowed to                                                                                                                          molasses. Visitors were allowed to
eat “skimmings” from the top of the                                                                                Around 1903 the Fall Creek Furniture     eat “skimmings” from the top of the                                                                                Around 1903 the Fall Creek Furniture
boiling vats.    Some of Bolton’s                                                                                  Company opened at the site formerly      boiling vats.    Some of Bolton’s                                                                                  Company opened at the site formerly
employees pose beside a cane-                                                                                      used by Bolton Sorghum. The buildings    employees pose beside a cane-                                                                                      used by Bolton Sorghum. The buildings
grinding machine. (Photograph by J.                                                                                were razed in 1930. In 1944 Automotive   grinding machine. (Photograph by J.                                                                                were razed in 1930. In 1944 Automotive
P. Calvert.)                                                                                                       Armature Co. constructed facilities at   P. Calvert.)                                                                                                       Armature Co. constructed facilities at
                                                                                                                   the same location (Indianapolis Road)                                                                                                                       the same location (Indianapolis Road)
                                                                                                                   and operated until 1993. (Below) Fall                                                                                                                       and operated until 1993. (Below) Fall
                                                                                                                   Creek Furniture employees pose ca.                                                                                                                          Creek Furniture employees pose ca.
                                                                                                                   1909-10.                                                                                                                                                    1909-10.




 Fall Creek Furniture Co. (formerly Bol-                                                                                                                     Fall Creek Furniture Co. (formerly Bol-
 ton Sorghum) sometime before 1930.                                                                                                                          ton Sorghum) sometime before 1930.

  Published by Mooresville Public Library                                                                                                                     Published by Mooresville Public Library
         220 West Harrison Street                                                                                                                                    220 West Harrison Street
           Mooresville, IN 46158                                                                                                                                       Mooresville, IN 46158
          www.mooresvillelib.org                                                                                                                                      www.mooresvillelib.org

				
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