BUENA PARK, CA
Knott's Berry Farm is best known as a theme park, but the 100th anniversary of its humble beginning as an actual berry farm is coming up next year.
"Nobody knows," Knott's historian Eric Lynxwiler said. "It didn't start with roller coasters — it wasn't even planned."
The Knott's Berry Farm story started when a relative invited Walter and Cordelia Knott to come to Buena Park, according to Lynxwiler. They set up a roadside stand to sell those berries.