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In 1858, Iverson and Anderson entered into an agreement that Anderson would build a deep- water pier for the village. In exchange, Iverson sold him 110 acres of land at its original cost—$1.15 per acre. Anderson completed the pier the next year as well as a house, barn, and general store. He then cleared land around a pond for farming. That pond and its surroundings are now the Ephraim Preserve at Anderson Pond. What was once a farm now provides shelter for migrating and nesting birds. Wildflowers bloom in the spring, and magnificent trees stand on portions of the land that were never cleared. A craggy section of the Niagara Escarpment cuts across the eastern edge. As a nature preserve, this historic land retains its connection with the Anderson family name and will forever remain a place of beauty and solitude.
Categories: Attraction, Hiking, Nature Preserves
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