On December 4, 2015, CP Farm was officially opened. Invited guests from USA and Norway were present, and several speeches were given.
Our dear friend Mary Orbeck, whose great grandfather Ove Colwick lived at this place, gave the opening speech.
Representatives from Texas Historical Commission announced that the property has been officially listed in the National Register of Historical Places.
The Municipality of Tysvær was represented by the Head of Culture Ingvar Frøyland, Mayor Sigmund Lier, and CEO Arvid Vallestad. They expressed their appreciation of the work done at CP Farm and contributed to the support of future work by the gift of a check in the amount of NOK 10.000. The Historical Society of Tysvær, represented by its leader Vidar Aarhus, also contributed to CP Farm in the same amount.