Announcing the Recipients of the Century Farm Certificate for 2019 in Oregon County.
Alton, Mo. – Right around the noon hour, the 34th Annual Black Gold Walnut Festival took time to honor century-old farms that have been in the same family. This year there were four farms recognized.
In order to qualify, the farm needs to be held by the same family, or family members, for one hundred years. These families were invited up to the stage to be recognized. The four families were:
Henry and Bertha Olbricht,
and Van B. Garrison.