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The farm where my parents lived from 1951-1991. Five children were raised here and what great hiding places in all the buildings. My sisters and I would walk the "country mile" because everything was totally safe. We'd pack a picnic lunch and be gone for hours. Life was so simple then.—Carol Hertzner
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My grandfather, John Jacob Abuhl owned the 120 acres and farmed it together with my dad Loren and 4 sons for nearly 40 years beginning in 1941. Dad... read more »
I grew up on this 120 acre dairy farm from 1949 to 1970. My Mom and Dad had holstein dairy cows, pigs and chickens. It was a good life. read more »
This farm was originally owned by Fritz Pfister, then handed down to his son Fritz. In 1965, Fritz Jr. retired and put the farm up for auction. My... read more »