De Jong--Century Farm 1879-1980
Posted By: Lydia Lucas - Volunteer (email)
Date: 1/8/2017 at 17:06:32
From the Alton Democrat, October 2, 1980, p. 4:
The farm of Paul De Jong, RR2, Orange City, was honored as a Century Farm at ceremonies held Tuesday, August 19, 1980 at the Iowa State Fair. Accepting the award from Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Robert Lounsberry and Dale Nelson, Iowa Farm Bureau is Mary Faust. The De Jong farm has been in the family since 1879.
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