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Page 1 of 26 of the Brewery in Tumwater Area of Interest.
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For over 106 years, the brewery in Tumwater has been a large part of this community.

It was established in 1896 by German-born brewer Leopold Schmidt, supposedly in this locale because he was very impressed with the quality of the local artesian waters. "It's the Water" became the signature motto for the brewery. In 1983 the brewery was sold to Pabst who operated it until 1999 when it was sold once again to the Miller Brewing Company. In early 2003, Miller announced that it would close the brewery.
Images and information courtesy of Miller Brewing Company.