Home for sale in Anoka with stained glass from a local artist! PENDING!

By: Chris Fritch Team eXp Realty
01 Exterior Front
01 Exterior Front
ANOKA, Minn. - May 9, 2021 - PRLog -- OPEN HOUSE MONDAY 5/10 from 1-4! Showings start Monday too!
At the end of the cul-de-sac lies this great home with beautiful stained glass by a local artist.
Maintenance-free exterior and decking allow for quality time spent in the amazing sunroom.
Stainless steel appliances grace the convenience and well-thought-out kitchen design.
Gather a while in the huge lower-level family room with a wet bar for entertaining and a fireplace for coziness.
Store the vehicles in the attached 2 car garage that is insulated.
Presented by the Chris Fritch Team eXp Realty

The two rivers, Rum and Mississippi, played an integral part in Anoka's settlement. Father Lewis Hennepin first visited this area in 1680 and settlers came to stay in 1844. Prior to the 1800's, the area surrounding Anoka was claimed by the Dakota, but later the Ojibwa pushed the Dakota westward across the Mississippi. The territory of Anoka then became a neutral ground between the two tribes.

The first settler in the Anoka area was Joseph Belanger who built a log cabin on the east side of the Rum River near its mouth. Initially, the cabin was used as a trading post with the Indians, but later was used as a temporary home for a number of early settlers.

Origin of Name

The name Anoka was derived from two Indian words: the Dakota word "a-no-ka-tan-han" meaning on both sides of the river, and the Ojibwa word "on-o-kay", meaning working waters.


It is believed that Anoka was the first city in the United States to put on a Halloween celebration. In early 1920, Anoka merchants and other interested citizens joined together in a move to stop Halloween pranks. The idea was to have a big Halloween party for all the children with free candy and lots of entertainment. In October of 1920, Anoka had its first Halloween celebration.

The celebration has been held every year since, with the exception of two years during World War II. Anoka considers itself to be the "Halloween Capital of the World" and now has many events during October including:
  • Block Parties
  • Costume Contests
  • Football Games
  • Grey Ghost 5K Run
  • Two Parades


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