Anderson Farm in Lake Park to celebrate Sesquicentennial

Anderson Farm in Lake Park to celebrate Sesquicentennial

July 14, 2021 Farm News News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0
Anderson Farm during Corn Harvest (Dawn Anderson)

Lake Park, MN  – A family farm settled in 1871, five miles North of Lake Park Minnesota in Cuba township, providing life for six generations, is celebrating their sesquicentennial this weekend.  Bryan and Dawn Anderson, the sixth generation on the farmstead is welcoming back over 100 family members to the farm this weekend to celebrate something that started off in a very unique way as Bryan Anderson explains.

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As much as the farm has remained the same over the past 150 years, Anderson cannot deny the amount of change and adaptations the farm has seen.

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As for the weekend celebration, a mixture of family reunion and community gatherings will bring recognition to the 3rd Becker County farm to celebrate their sesquicentennial, according to the Minnesota Farm Bureau archives.

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Will there be a seventh generation to take over the farm?

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As for the gathering of history and planning of a celebration, Bryan and Dawn have spent the better part of the last two years getting ready for this weekend.  The entire interview including some additional stories shared by Anderson can be found on the story link at

Full interview with Bryan Anderson 7-14-21