They operated a mixed farm, with the main focus on Dairy Operations and later Cottage services. The family even installed 3 gas pumps. Everyone worked towards making the farm a success.
In the mid 50’s a combination of the kids leaving, a fire and the parks interest in purchasing the land, caused the era of a family farm at Presqu’ile to draw to a close.
You can read more about the Atkins Farm in the 2014 Presqu’ile Information Guide page 3.