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Oldest house in N.D. at Walhalla Historic Site 1850, Walhalla, N.D.
Oldest house in N.D. at Walhalla Historic Site 1850, Walhalla, N.D.
TitleOldest house in N.D. at Walhalla Historic Site 1850, Walhalla, N.D.
Date of Original1960-06-12
CreatorBurkum, Lester, 1912-2001
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionView of a single storey log building with the doorway and windows covered with wood. There are trees and shrubs on both sides of the log house.
General SubjectHistoric sites
Pioneer Era
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Cabins
Frontier & pioneer life
Houses
Historic sites
History
Shrubs
Trees
Personal NameKittson, Norman W. (Norman Wolfred), 1814-1888
LocationWalhalla (N.D.)
Pembina County (N.D.)
Decade1960-1969
Item NumberS-208
Format of OriginalSlides
Color images
Dimensions of Original5 x 5 cm.
Transcription"Oldest house in N.D., Walhalla Historic Site 1850, Walhalla N.D., 6/12/1960 built by Thomas Sinopkius, fur trader" -- Handwritten on slide.
Biography/HistoryThe building looks to be the Kittson Trading Post, which was constructed in 1844 and used as the post office and customs house for Pembina.
Repository InstitutionManfred Heritage Museum
Repository CollectionLester Burkum Slide Collection
Credit LineManfred Heritage Museum, Manfred, N.D. (S-208)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationManfred Heritage Museum
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Mailing address: Manfred History and Preservation Inc., PO Box 321, Harvey, N.D. 58341
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GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmS208
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