It was originally included in Anoka, but was set off and organized in 1877.
They came down the Main Road, afterwards called the Anoka road.
Every summer we would go up to Anoka and spend a week camping and picking blueberries.
In 1870 he removed to Anoka city, where he is engaged in lumbering.
The first town plat, that of Anoka, bears date of July 5, 1854.
The trail leading from Anoka to Shakopee went right by the house and it seemed that the Indians were always on it.
Outside of Anoka the first settlement in the county was within the bounds of the present town of Ramsey.
Rum river has a fall of five feet, which is fully utilized at Anoka.
In 1856 he came to Minnesota, locating at Anoka and engaging chiefly in farming and stock raising.
He removed to the town of Columbus, Anoka county, in 1855, and was active in promoting its interests.