Pinconning, Michigan: Big Cheese Mouse

In the "Cheese Capital of Michigan," according to the town's cheese-colored water tower, you can pose with a big mouse nibbling on a wedge of the yellow gold.

Wilson Cheese Shoppe

130 N. Hwy 13, Pinconning, MI
Wilson Cheese Shoppe. On Hwy 13 next to downtown. Look for the yellow water tower.
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Big Cheese Mice

In Pinconning, the "Cheese Capital of Michigan" -- even the cheese-colored water tower states this -- in front of Wilson's Cheese Shoppe stand two very large mice. There's one on the roof and one on a trailer next to the front door that never seems to move . Inside you will find not only tons of cheese and some fantastic local root beer, but a gift shop full of all kinds of Indian and Michigan souvenirs. What could be a better place to find Indian moccasins than at a cheese shop? Be sure to pick up a container of Port Wine cheese. Um, um, ummmmm......!

[Richard Weiss, 11/25/2005]

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