SITE OF NATION'S FIRST SUCCESSFUL BEET SUGAR FACTORY

Historical Landmark

Description:
E. H. Dyer, 'father of the American beet sugar industry,' built the factory in 1870 on a corner of his farm. It began to process sugar beets on November 15, 1870, and produced 293 tons of sugar during its first operating season. The plant has since been completely rebuilt on the original site.


Registration Date: 11/3/1961

Location:
City: Union City
County: Alameda

Directions:
30849 Dyer St, Union City


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