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Manager's House contemporary exterior view, Grandin's Mayville Farm District, Mayville, N.D. vicinity
Manager's House contemporary exterior view, Grandin's Mayville Farm District, Mayville, N.D. vicinity
TitleManager's House contemporary exterior view, Grandin's Mayville Farm District, Mayville, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original1982
DescriptionIn this contemporary photograph we see the two-and-a-half story Manager's House on the Mayville Farm District near Mayville, North Dakota, which was built in 1896 to house the farm's business and financial agent Rufus Saxton Wilson. It features a gable roof over two stories on the east bay and a single story on the west.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Farmhouses
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
LocationMayville (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32TR636-03
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Grandins' Mayville Farm is directly associated with the Grandin family whose members were among the first eastern entrepreneurs to attempt large scale bonanza farming in the state of North Dakota. Brothers E.B. and J.L. Grandin were Pennsylvania bankers who in 1875 acquired nearly a hundred sections of land in Traill County. The best known of their operations, the Grandins' Mayville Farm consisted on thirty-six of these sections. Subdivisions and land sales beginning in 1915 have greatly reduced the amount of acreage associated with the farm, however the District retains physical characteristics that gave it its historic identity. The District was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1985-11-14.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Place Nomination filed 1985-09-30.
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 (32TR636-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32TR63603
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