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Sylvanus Marriage Octagonal barn, aerial view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
Sylvanus Marriage Octagonal barn, aerial view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
TitleSylvanus Marriage Octagonal barn, aerial view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original198-
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA black and white aerial image of the Sylvanus Marriage Octagonal Barn near New Rockford. A large shelterbelt can be seen behind the barn, while several outbuildings are in front of it. Three older looking trucks are found on the left edge of the photograph. Once can also see the posts of a fence at the right along with a utility pole of some sort.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectRural views
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Trucks
Trees
Fences
Outbuildings
Utility poles
Subject (LCSH)Windbreaks, shelterbelts, etc.
Subject (Local)Round barns
LocationNew Rockford (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32ED32-01
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThis barn was constructed by Sylvanus Marriage in about 1902 on his farm five miles south and two miles east of New Rockford (N.D.). Many of the original features of the barn remain, although metal siding was added to the structure in the late 1960's-early 1970's. This barn was entered into the National Register of Historic Places as part of a Round Barn thematic nomination 1986-08-21.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Archaeology and Historic Preservation Division Collection
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (32ED32-01)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32ED3201
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