The Bakery Restoration Project

The Barre Historical Society is reviving the historic Union Cooperative Store bakery building to establish an educational bakery to be called the Rise Up Bakery.

History of the Union Cooperative Store Bakery Building

  • The Bakery from the Beginning to 2004

    Union Cooperative Bakery BuildingHistory of the Union Cooperative Bakery building, constructed in 1913 as an extension to the cooperative store located in the basement of the Socialist Labor Party Hall. It provided Italian and French baked goods to the community of italian granite workers in the area in the first decades of the twentieth century.

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