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Bakery once thrived in Gallatin

by Wilbur Bush

The Fitterer Building, at the southwest corner of Gallatin’s business square, sits empty today. But once – when this community was bustling as the crossroads of two railroads – this store was a busy bakery producing some 5,000 loaves of bread each week!

In the late 1800s, Gallatin had two enterprises, Fitterer Grocery and Bakery and the Daviess County Milling Co. (Cline & Cline), that had some

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