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Mazomanie farm turns 160

 

August 16, 2018



There are only a few operating farms left in the Town of Mazomanie. It is a rarity today to have a sesquicentennial farm that is still in operation by the original family owners. This August, Neil Schlough, a 4th generation owner, will host a family party to celebrate 160 years of Mathewson family ownership.

The farm is located on Mathewson Road. At one time there were five farms on Mathewson Road belonging to members of the Mathewson family. George Mathewson was the first to settle the land in 1858. He built his original homestead on the north east side of the property. In 1899, the p...



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