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Amrhein Bakery

Amrhein Bakery, founded in 1888 by Christoph Amrhein (1864-1935) operated first from a shop in downtown Springfield, but moved to Eighth Street and North Grand Avenue a few years later. Business grew to the point that Amrhein built a large … Continue reading

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Rechner’s Bakery

Rechner’s Bakery, founded by August Rechner early in the 20th century, was known for its buttercake. The business closed in the 1980s, but the vacant bakery buildings still stand at 12th and Reynolds streets. Bob Cavanagh recounted Rechner’s history in … Continue reading

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