Historic places and people in the land of milk and honey: Wisconsin's treasure: a tribute to our past, a celebration of the present and our commitment to continue the good life
[The Halverson house], p. 57 PDF (326.4 KB)
I Anna Evenson came to Racine in the 1840's and bought land from ernment along the Fox River in the area. They built a cabin out of *ak logs on their farm, By 1910, y. one of their two children, had Andrew Halverson and was living in in with their seven children, Annie, Etta, Elmer, Arthur, John and e, Mr. Halverson decided the time ne to build a new home for his fam- red a German-American carpenter rom Mukwonago and started work Iwas to become a very beautiful Ar. Halverson and three of his sons, Clarence, John and Elmer, using their own steam powered saw rig, cut the beams, joists and rafters out of logs from the farm. John Halverson and Elmer Halverson left the home farm to go farming on their own on nearby farms. Clarence, together with Roland Drought (Etta's husband), ran the farm and they had a fine herd of Hosteins, quite a few brood sows and a large flock of chickens. So the farm produced milk, eggs and pork chops for many years. The grand- son of Mandy Halverson Apple is now the proud owner of this very well cared for and beautifully maintained farm and home. Wendell E. Earle ROTH HEATING 57
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