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Original Land Lease

Discussion in 'People and Heritage on the hill' started by Brian K. Nelson, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. Brian K. Nelson

    Brian K. Nelson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg image.jpeg Went through some old papers a few weeks ago and we came across the original land lease for the show. The main grounds was leased from August Anderson for the whopping sum of $15/year. The lease was signed Oct 16, 1957 - this was a ten year lease. Don't believe the signers imagined what the show is today. This lease will be donated to the Log Cabin Museum
  2. Jerry Christiansen

    Jerry Christiansen Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Thanks for digging through the old papers and sharing with the rest of us.

    Jerry Christiansen
  3. Darren Gunderson

    Darren Gunderson 20 Minneapolis #8702 Crew WMSTR Lifetime Member

    That is a neat find. Great that you are giving it to the museum.
  4. Todd Hintz

    Todd Hintz Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    I agree, Darren! Thanks Brian.
  5. M Kerkvliet

    M Kerkvliet WMSTR Past President Administrator WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Great find! How did you end up with it Brian?
  6. Brian K. Nelson

    Brian K. Nelson Mega Poster WMSTR Lifetime Member

    Was in with some old family papers. Carl A. Nelson was my grandfather.
    craig mattson likes this.

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