Fred Burns Interview, 1972
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Burns Residence, Kensington, Minnesota
Pomme de Terre (Minnesota), Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County, Schools--Minnesota--Grant County
Fred Burns was born in 1886 and raised near village of Pomme de Terre. His parents came to Grant County in 1852.
In this interview, Fred Burns talks about his early neighbors, grasshoppers on the farm, his school experiences, the Pomme de Terre Fort and the businesses in the village of Pomme de Terre.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Burns, Fred, "Fred Burns Interview, 1972" (1972). Minnesota Oral Histories. 13.