Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 21, 1981):
Thorstein B. Veblen (1857-1929), economist, social scientist, and critic of American culture, lived on this farm as a youth and returned often as an adult. The product of an austere agrarian upbringing, Veblen has often been called one of America's most creative and original thinkers.
The site received a new owner in 2005. No report was filed.