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Cheese…you can say that again…Altamont had the biggest cheese in 1900

04cheeseAltamont’s “big cheese” had become the stuff of legends, but it’s not a myth. Several historical records confirm the big cheese exhibit at the 1900 World’s Fair, which was held in September.

Missouri State University has an Agricultural History Series that reported about the “Big Cheese” as follows:

Missouri’s cheese exhibit was a one of a kind display of a full cream cheese block that weighed over 3,000 pounds. The

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