Below are recent photos of the Anderson Homestead. The
original house was built about 1911 by Victor and his son
Lawrence. It is now the home of Dwayne and Chaurisse
Anderson. Dwayne is the fourth generation Anderson to live in
In July Dwight Johnson took a motorcycle road trip with some of his
Wheaton College buddies, and they included an overnight at the
Anderson Homestead, north of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. Here are
some photos he took. Captions on the photos are from Dwight
with one additional note added by the editor.
FYI, Dwight is a great grandson of Victor and Hannah. His
father is Gilbert Johnson, who is the son of Ruth Anderson Johnson,
the oldest child of Victor and Hannah.
Me with Dwayne and Chaurisse upon our
Me with Dwayne
and his brother Dean and wife.
[The original of the house behind them was built
by Victor and Laurence.
It has been updated, renovated and added
onto many times since it was built.]
where Dwayne stacks 6,000 bales of hay 3 times a year.
buildings and equipment.
I slept in this
bunkhouse 65 years ago when we visited when I was in
bunkhouse. This is all there is inside the bunkhouse. I slept
like a baby.
the 7th grade and also this
time. It was great fun.
Chaurisse does tons of canning
Travel goodie bags made
for us by Chaurisse
Very generous of Chaurisse to make us
all a goodie bag for our travels.
Dwayne with his fully restored 1957 Chevy
I had a delightful time visiting our second cousin Dwayne
He was proud of this. We loved it too. Great
Chaurisse, and his Pine Bluffs
homestead. Looking at the picture it is me
standing left of him and the others are my long time Wheaton
classmates. We take a motorcycle ride every summer for a week or
somewhere in the US. This year it was Colorado and they all
have part of it be a visit to my great grandfathers farm.
When I got home I
had been 4,700
miles. They were great and showed us most generous
hospitality. An amazing dinner upon our arrival, and an equally
breakfast the next morning just prior to our departure.