Peterson Point Historical Farmstead – Wallingford, Iowa
Also on the property was a combination blacksmith shop-carpentry shed in which son Nels Peterson conducted a neighborhood business that served many farmers. Many of the tools he made are on display at the Emmet County Historical Society Museum in Estherville.
The Petersons were friendly with member of the Winnebago tribe and they would camp in the area near High Lake to hunt and fish. Even now Peterson Point is a good place from which to watch birds.
The county conservation board and a private foundation manage the property.
Admission – None
Directions – east of Wallingford near the intersection of County Roads N40 and A54.
Wallingford, Iowa 51365
Phone – (712) 867-4496 or (712) 362-2011