In the 1950s the Waconia Patriot, a Carver County, Minnesota newspaper published an aerial photograph biweekly of a farm in the county. The following week the particulars about the farm were revealed. The details in the "Mystery Farm" stories have significant historical value about the local rural history of the area. The information contained in these historic newspaper features may not be available anywhere other than these priceless stories from over 60 years ago. The "Mystery Barns" in this gallery stood or are still standing on a "Mystery Farm" in Carver County, Minnesota. Each photograph is accompanied by historic text using these articles as a research source.