Ayr, North Dakota: Town Trapped in Time (Gone)
Cass County Pioneer Village
- Cass County Pioneer Village. I-94 exit 314. Drive north on Hwy 38 for 11 miles, then east on 26th St. for three miles. Ayr will be visible on the left.
Keith Johnson spent years acquiring, moving, and restoring stores, homes and other buildings, creating his Cass County Pioneer Village. 2016: Reported gone. Roadsideamerica.com Report...
Visitor Tips and News About Town Trapped in Time
Could not find any buildings left. Drove all over where the town should be. Maybe saw part of a gas station, but it wasn't clear.[wendi Angle, 08/30/2016]
Mr. Johnson has passed away and the contents of the village will be sold at auction the end of June.[ND native, 05/25/2012]
The town is still there, but the site looks abandoned and neglected.[M Kerr, 09/19/2011]
Uh oh... maybe Time has started up again, to Ayr's detriment.
Town Trapped in Time
Keith Johnson's village is still there. Drove into Ayr, past the large grain elevator, turned left and into the "town within a town." He has at least 8 buildings restored and looks like a couple more at the end to be worked on. Very interesting.[Sandy, 07/19/2010]