, 1877 : Moritz (aka Morris) Lowenbach emigrated to Harrisonburg, Va, around 1860. About 1870, Moritz moved to Baltimore and began a liquor business called Moritz Lowenbach & Co. The company's flagship brand was “Old Pimlico,” a familiar Maryland name. The Baltimore company went out of business in 1898, and Lowenbach's sons moved the business back to Virginia.
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