Businesses

Edgerton, Rock County, Wisconsin

This is actually a list of the businesses who advertised in "The Edgerton Story: Official Program to Centennial Weel, July 5-12, 1953." Some of the businesses below are not in Edgerton but their locations are noted.

  • A. Santaella & Co., Inc. -- Makers of Optimo Cigars -- Tampa, Florida
  • A. & W. Drive-In
  • Albion Co-operative Creamery Co. -- Milk, a principal food, has come from the cow since the beginning of time; the last 100 years has not changed to source of supply -- Handlers of Grade "A" and Grade "B" Milk -- A Creamery owned by Farmers, for the Farmers Benefit, Where all Farmers are Treated Alike -- Albion, Wis.
  • Albion Mutual Fire Insurance
  • Amerpohl Service
  • Anderson & Farman Company -- "Edgerton's Only Exclusive Men's Store" -- Men's Clothing, Furnishings and Shoes -- Marv Jarlsberg and Luke Lein, Props.
  • Arcade (The)
  • Archie Brothers, Inc. -- Cemetery Memorials -- Stores at Waterloo, Watertown, Oconomowoc, Waupun, Fond du Lac and Mayville -- 100 Years in the Granite Business
  • Archie's Tavern -- Enjoy yourself, it's later than you think; Stop into Archie's and have another drink -- Next to Theater
  • Army and Navy Store -- Next to Edgerton Cleaners
  • Arvid Kjendle -- Building and Remodeling -- Box 131 Dorow Ave.
  • Badger Petroleum Co. -- Gulf Products -- Ras Ronde, Mgr.
  • Badger State Tobacco Company -- W. H. Lane, General Manager
  • Bammel Furniture Co. -- "The Home of Dependable Furniture" -- Furniture, Carpets, Frigidaire Appliances
  • Barnsness Barber Shop -- Gillie Barsness -- Geo. Bemis
  • Ben Franklin Store -- W. A. Blumer, owner
  • Bickle's Standard Service -- Cabins, Flats Fixed -- Archie Bickle, Prop. -- 601 N. Main Street
  • Button (The) -- Howard Schumacher, Prop.
  • C. E. Sweeney & Sons -- Leaf Tobacco Packers
  • C. M. Amundson -- General Contractor
  • C. S. Midtbon -- Every Form of Insurance and Bonding -- 10 North Henry St.
  • Carrier's Electric Store -- Electrical Contracting and Electrical Appliances -- 124 W. Fulton
  • Carl's Maple Beach Inn -- Route 3 -- Good Food -- Chicken, Steaks, Sea Foods, Sandwiches, Good Drinks, Mixed Drinks Our Specialty
  • Carlton Hotel and Bar -- Art Giese
  • Chambers & Owen -- Wholesalers of Candies, Cigars, Fountain Supplies, Cigarettes, Tobaccos, and Smokers Articles -- Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Cities Service -- We carry the complete line of Cities Service Quality Products -- Bulk Agent, H. Dowling -- Service Station, H. Splitter
  • City Delivery Service -- Ralph Brown, Prop.
  • Cliff Lodge -- For Your Weed-end Dancing and Entertainment -- Indian Ford
  • Coffee Shop -- Bi Lein, Prop.
  • Colonial Beauty Shop
  • Creek Grocery -- Highway 106 Busseyville -- S. W. Goede, Prop.
  • Cunningham Home Specialty -- Tiles, Carpeting, Linoleum, Window Shades, Venetian Blinds, Drapery Hardware, Maytag Washers, Paint, Wallpaper, Mirrors, Pictures
  • Dallman & Henry Drugs -- Walgreen Agency
  • Desens Ford Garage -- 516 North Main St.
  • Dickinson Tobacco Co. -- Tobacco Buyers, Dealers and Packers -- 1 West Fulton St.
  • Doerr's Repair Service -- Radio and Appliance Repair; Refrigeration Service -- 6 Burdick St.
  • Don's Dairy-O -- Cones (5c, 10c, 15c, 20c and 25c; Sundaes, Malts and Sandwiches -- Don Kenseth, Prop. -- N. Main St.
  • Dr. F. W. Southworth, D.D.S.
  • Dr. G. F. Burpee -- 5 Henry Street
  • Dr. Jack T. Fitzgerald -- Optometrist
  • Dr. L. E. Dodson, D.D.S.
  • Dresser's IGA Super Market -- Merle and Marshall Dresser -- Where Shopping is a Pleasure -- Low prices every day; Shop in comfort in our air-conditioned store; Free Parking
  • Drews Resort -- Boats, Bait, Eats and Drinks -- Indian Ford
  • Drs. Shearer, Summer, Falk, M.D.
  • Dwight Bros. Paper Co. -- Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Eastman Motors -- 5 Albion Street
  • Edgerton Body & Paint Shop -- Floyd Dominy
  • Edgerton Camera and Music Store -- Royce Yerges
  • Edgerton Cleaners -- Pat and Bob Bruni
  • Edgerton Electric Sales -- Westinghouse Appliances, Farm and Home Wiring -- George C. Ruosch -- 8 W. Fulton St. -- 11 N. Main St.
  • Edgerton Farmers' Warehouse Co. -- Dealers in Coal, Feed, Grain, Seed, Farm Supplies -- Norman Amundson, Manager
  • Edgerton Feed and Seed -- Feeds, Seeds and Grains; Custom Grinding and Mixing -- Donald Balis, D.B.A.
  • Edgerton Furnace Co. -- Green Colonial Oil, Coal and Gas Furnaces -- It's the Fit That Counts
  • Edgerton Lamp and Shade Corporation -- Sam Fulton and M. J. Saindon
  • Edgerton Motor Co. -- 161 North Henry Street
  • Edgerton Printery (The) -- Roy Stahnke and Ed. Holsinger
  • Edgerton Sand & Gravel Company/Edgerton Ready Mix Concrete Co. -- Ready Mixed Concrete, Cement Block, Washed Sand and Gravel, Road Gravel, Filling
  • Edgerton Shopper -- City, Rural and Lake Coverage; Advertising; Mimeographing -- 101 W. Fulton St. -- E. Roeber, Owner
  • Edgerton Store (The) -- "Where Cash Means Savings" -- 106 West Fulton Street
  • Edgerton Superett (The) -- Serving the Finest People We Know - Our Customers! -- Free Delivery -- Open Daily 7:30 to 5:30, Saturday 7:30 to 9:00, Closed Wednesday P.M. -- A. R. Gessert and R. A. Yoss, Props.
  • Ellingson Funeral Home -- 708 Washington St.
  • Ellingson Hardware Co. -- "General Hardware" Since 1896 -- 21-23 N. Henry St.
  • F. C. Meyers, D.D.S.
  • Ford's Pontiac-Buick Co. -- 10 North Swift Street
  • Fort Transportation & Service Co., Inc. -- Daily Service -- Milwaukee to Waukesha, Sullivan, Busseyville, Albion, Dousman, Helenville, Fort Atkinson, Edgerton and Stoughton -- Cargo Insurance Carried -- Direct All Correspondence to Home Office: Fort Atkinson, Wis.
  • Frank Brown & Son -- Bottle Gas and Appliances; Real Estate and Insurance -- In business in Edgerton for over 50 years
  • Fritzke's Cigar Store
  • Fulton Sales and Service -- for the Ferguson System of Mechanized Farming -- R. No. 4, Edgerton
  • Gambles -- "The Friendly Store" -- G. W. Mabson, Prop.
  • Gardner's Tavern -- Air-Conditioned -- Cocktails and Package Goods
  • Gateway Lumber Co. - Building Experts
  • Gift House (The) -- "For That Something Different" -- Ethel Houfe and Dorothy Andersen
  • H. Ebbott and Sons -- International Harvester -- Refrigerators, Freezers, Power Mowers, Fence and Posts, Farm Equipment
  • H. Fendrich, Inc. -- makers of Lafendrich, Charles Denby, Black Hawk Cigars
  • H. C. Stricker & Sons -- "Builders of Better Homes" -- 810 N. Main
  • Hain, Livick & Arthur -- "The Progressive Hardware Store" -- Dealers in Hardware, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Heating, Oil Burners -- Timken Silent Automatic Gas and Oil Heating, Crosely Appliances, Mautz Paints and Varnishes
  • Halverson's Log Cabins -- Stoughton, Wis.
  • Handy Food Shop -- "We Serve More People" -- Open Nights and Sundays
  • Hanson's Studio -- Oscar Hanson, Prop.
  • Herb Abblet's Indian Ford Cafe
  • Heth General Store -- Albion, Wisconsin
  • Highway Restaurant -- Where Good Food Is Always Served
  • Highway Trailer Company -- Manufacturers of Cargo Trailers, Fluid Tanks, Public Utility Truck Bodies, Pole and Cable Reel Trailers, Earth Boring Machines, Power Winches and Power Transmissions -- Since 1917
  • Holmam (Lucian and David) -- Realtors and Appraisers -- Office at Traffic Light over Wisconsin Power & Light Co.
  • Hoopes (Herbert R.) -- General Building Construction; Carpenter; Cabinet Work of All Kinds
  • Imperial Tavern -- "Moderation is Our Motto" -- David Love, Prop.
  • Indian Heights Lodge -- "Wisconsin's Beauty Spot" -- On Lake Koshkonong -- The first hundred years are the hardest
  • J. & F. Service Station -- Complete Lubrication, Lee Tires, Batteries, Accessories -- Douglas Jacobsen & Richard Flattem, Props. -- 320 South Main St.
  • James J. Winn, D.D.S.
  • Jones Funeral Home -- 2 N. Catlin St. -- Successor to Tellefson Funeral Home -- Est. 1905
  • Jones Transfer Company -- Rockford, Illinois
  • Jule Miller -- Tavern and Store -- Headquarters for Lake Koshkonong -- Koshkonong, Wisconsin -- P.O. Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
  • Koshkonong Tavern -- Chicken, Steaks, Sea Foods, Sandwiches of all Kinds; Pike Fish Fry Friday Nights $1 -- Serving Tuesday thru Sunday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sundays 12 noon to 11 p.m. -- John and Adeline Krizsman -- Hwy. 26
  • La Chispa Tavern -- Dancing Friday, Saturday and Sunday Nights; Liquors and Beer; Sandwiches -- Carl and Mary Sholes, Prop. -- Milton Junction, Wis.
  • Ladd (R. E.) -- Attorney
  • Leon H. Ellingson -- Skelly Products -- 2 Lord St.
  • Liquor Store (The) -- Doc and Vi Lord -- 7 North Henry St.
  • Loop Tavern -- (The Old Klondike) -- Fred and Max Larsen
  • Lucy's Coffee Shop -- Lunches, Groceries, Soft Drinks and Beer -- At Charley Bluff, Lake Koshkonong
  • M. & M. Cafe -- Home Cooking, Good Coffee -- "Teddy" and "Odie" Hanson
  • Manwaring (James K.) -- Attorney
  • Mary Style Shop -- Ladies' Apparel
  • Merwin's Sales and Service -- Wholesale and Retail Shell Products; Oldsmobile Dealer; New and Used Cars -- 701 N. Main St. -- Marine Service, Newville
  • National Bank of Edgerton -- "The Bank with the Chimes Clock" -- "A Good Bank in A Good Town"
  • Nelson-Young Lumber Company -- Lumber, Coal, Building Material
  • Nelson's Dairy Bar -- Home-Made Ice Cream -- 1 1/2 miles East of Albion, Wis. on Highway 106
  • Newville Auto-Marine Service -- Tydol Gas and Veedol; Also Baits -- Wayne Hemenway, Prop.
  • Newville Cafe -- 3 miles east of Edgerton on Hwy. 59 -- Fine Food at Reasonable Prices; Leading Brands of Bottle Beer; Also Fountain Service
  • Newville Resort Bar -- Boats, Baits, Cabins, Good Foord -- At entrance to Lake Koshkonong (On Rock River at Newville Bridge) -- Hwy. 59, R.R. 3, Edgerton, Wis.
  • Norm & Bill's Service Station -- Norm Kittleson & Bill Schoenfeldt -- Gulf Products -- 211 South Main St.
  • Northernaire -- Sandwiches, Mixed Drinks, Steaks, Chicken, Sea Foods, Package Goods -- On Highway 51, 1 mile north of Edgerton -- Jim North, Prop.
  • O. P. Murwin & Son -- General Merchandise -- Established in 1893
  • Oberg's Tavern
  • Owls Club -- Steaks, Chicken, Shrimp, Saturday Special: Turkey -- 3 miles north of Milton, Wis. on Highway 26 and "N" -- "Grace and Pat"
  • P. Lorillard Company -- Makers of these popular national brands: Cigarettes (Old Gold, Embassy and Kent), Smoking Tobacco (Union Leader, Briggs, Friends and India House), Chewing Tobacco (Beech-Nut and Havana Blossom), Cigars (Muriel, Headline and Van Bibber), Little Cigars (Between the Acts).
  • Pete's Highway 51 Sinclair Service -- Pet Ten Eyck, Prop. -- 301 N. Main St.
  • Phillips Beauty Shoppe -- Filma and Myrtel -- 15 N. Swift St.
  • Pinkerton Tobacco Co. (The) -- Toledo, Ohio -- Manufacturers of Red Man Scrap Chewing Tobacco
  • Quarry Resort -- Boats, Baits, Cabins, Lunches, Beverages -- Milton Junction, R.R. 2, Newville Bridge
  • Paul W. Stark -- Plumbing, Steam and Hot Water Heating, General Repair Work -- 4 Burdick Street
  • Pollack's Tavern -- Fine Liquors and Beers -- At Mallwood on Lake Koshkonong -- Joe and Jo
  • R. & S. Drive-In -- Fine Food and Soft Drinks -- Al Stoik and Emil Rusch
  • R. & S. Food Shop and Home Appliances -- Admiral Television -- E. J. Rusch and A. H. Stavik, Props.
  • Ratzlaff (Elvina) -- Insurance of All Kinds -- 15 Swift St.
  • Ratzlaff's One-Stop Dept. Store -- Dry Goods; Shoes; Accessories; Ladies', Girls's, Boys' and Infants' Ready-to-Wear -- "When Fashions Are New, Ratzlaff's Has Them!" -- W. A. Ratzlaff, First Floor -- Ratzlaff's Ready-to-Wear, R. M. Pett, Owner, Second Floor
  • Rebholz Electric and Bottle Gas Co. -- Representing General Electric, Stromberg-Carolson, Termogas Bottled Gas, Meyers Pumps and Pittsburg Paints
  • Red Dot Cigars
  • Reierson Implement Company -- Allis-Chalmers Dealer, Standard Gas and Oils -- Albion, Wis.
  • Reporter Co. (The) -- Publishers of The Edgerton Reporter, "Your Home Town Newspaper"
  • Rialto Theater -- Movies are your best entertainment -- See one tonight
  • Rock River Transit -- Wesley Ciebell and Lawrence Learn
  • Ron's Dairy Service -- "Service To Your Door or Favorite Food Store"
  • Rozzie's -- Fine Food and Liquors -- Lake Kegonsa, Highway 51, Stoughton, Wis.
  • S. H. Krueger, Jeweler -- Your Watch and Diamond Store -- 20 N. Henry
  • Scotten, Dillon Company -- Detroit, Michigan -- Manufacturers of Fine Tobacco
  • Self-Service Laundry -- Complete Laundry Service -- Don Hunter, Prop.
  • Severson Transport Co., Inc. -- Long Distance Hauling -- Milk, Tobacco, Steel, Fertilizer, Feed, Farm Equipment -- Authority in Six States -- Albion, Wis.
  • Shaw Implement Co. -- 215 W. Fulton
  • Simonsen Chevrolet Company -- "Where Service Shows" -- 110 North Henry Street
  • Southern Wisconsin News Co. -- Wholesale Distributors -- 800 W. Fulton St.
  • Spa (The) -- Edgerton's Popular Tavern
  • Stanley W. Slagg and Sverre Roang -- Attorneys-at-Law -- Real Estate and Insurance -- Stanley W. Slagg since 1924; Sverre Roang since 1939
  • Stumpf's Pharmacy -- 6 W. Fulton Street
  • Sunny Knoll Beer Depot -- Modern Cabins, Gasoline, Soft Drinks and Ice Cream -- Anna Jean and Dick Stricker
  • Sweeney (J. E.) -- Attorney
  • T. W. North -- Ford Tractor -- 101 Mechanic St.
  • Tempel (Karl) -- Jewelers -- Blue Bird Diamond Rings -- The Complete Gift Store
  • Thronson, Roethe and Agnew -- Attorney-at-Law -- We are proud of our 95 years of family legal service to the Edgerton community -- John P. Towne (1858-1912); Louis H. Towne (1885-1939); John Towne Roethe (1935-1953)
  • Thronson's Standard Service -- Standard Oil Products -- Home Owned -- 2 Albion St.
  • Tibbie's -- "The Trading Post" -- Indian Ford
  • Tobacco Exchange Bank
  • Towne Contry Club -- Golfing, Good Food, Drinks
  • Vanvalin & Manson -- Sheet Metal Shop -- 124 West Fulton St.
  • Victoria Greenhouse -- "Say It With Flowers" -- Flowers for all occasions; we telegraph flowers
  • W. A. Borgnis -- Distributor -- Try Gettleman Beer for Added Enjoyment -- Get Gettleman at any Bar, Tavern or Package Store
  • Walker's Friendly Service -- "Mobilegas" -- 1 South Catlin St.
  • Wally's Tavern -- at Charley Bluff -- The Steeles
  • Watson Plumbing & Heating -- Plumbing, Heating and Sheet Metal Work
  • Welch (Walter) -- District Manager, Famous Mutuals of Madison
  • Wester Auto Associate Store -- Philco and Wizard Television - Appliances, Sporting Goods, Auto Parts, Tools, Bicycles, Toys -- East Payment Terms -- Fred Jordan, Owner
  • Wikum's Home Bakery -- 126 West Fulton Street -- Arnold Wikum, Proprietor
  • Wileman's West End One Stop
  • Wisconsin Cooperative Tobacco Growers Association -- A Cooperative Marketing Agency for Southern Wisconsin Tobacco Farmers -- South Henry Street
  • Wisconsin Power and LIght Co.
  • Wm. C. Buchholtz Agency -- Real Estate and Insurance -- 110 S. Main St.

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