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Bagg Bonanza Farm

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Farming History Gem

We were driving through and there didn’t seem to be much else to see. Very happy we came. We... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Stephen P
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Fairfield, Connecticut
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History Preserved to Share with You and Me!

If you are driving on I-29 in the Southeastern part of North Dakota near Mooreton, it would be a... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
ShanOC
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Grand Forks, North Dakota
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8025 169th Ave SE, Mooreton, ND 58061-9758
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We were driving through and there didn’t seem to be much else to see. Very happy we came. We learned a lot about the development of large scale farming in ND. I’d not heard of bonanza farms. Pairs well with having just been to the...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

If you are driving on I-29 in the Southeastern part of North Dakota near Mooreton, it would be a shame if you passed up an opportunity to see this amazing historical site which takes you back to the age of the North Dakota Bonanza Farm!...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 21 August 2017

As a "Bonanza" farm, this place has a special place in history. It has been lovingly restored, and it has a story to tell. Virginia, professional photographer, author, and a participant in the restoration, guides you through the buildings and reveals the fascinating history of...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My sister and I are related to the Bagg family and we were so thankful for being able to tour the place while close to the farm. Virginia was great and very knowledgeable. Can't wait to come back again! -Alicia

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

I really like history, but didn't know much about Bonanza farms before this. Bonanza Farms were a 19th century phenomenon where investors bought up thousands of acres and hired large gangs of workers to farm the land. The Bagg farm was a headquarters for one...More

Thank batya410
Reviewed 6 June 2016

In the 1880's my husband's great-great uncle left New York State to take advantage of cheap land being sold by the Northern Pacific Railroad in North Dakota. The farmstead was preserved, beginning in 1991 by a group of local citizens, and is now a National...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

The history of the Bagg Bonanza Farm is very interesting and until this trip one that I did not know. I wish I had read the information sheet better as it clearly stated the tours begin after Memorial Day. As it was I made the...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Stoppped here one Saturday when we were in MN visiting friends. We were going to take a look around the outside. Just so happened there were people here working around the place. One lady was cleaning in the house and showed us around and she...More

Thank NorthDakotaMexico
Reviewed 25 September 2015

This a fascinating tour to learn the history of bonanza farming. The tour guide showed us a 20 minutes video on the history and then took us to the individual building and provided the history. I am amazed that three people shared one bed. The...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 9 September 2015

The term 'bonanza farm' conjured up images of the old TV show for me but a visit to this wonderfully restored bonanza farm tells the real story and history of these Red River Valley farms. For a small $5.00 admission, take a step back in...More

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