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Barn exterior view, Ellingson Farm District, Hillsboro, N.D. vicinity
Barn exterior view, Ellingson Farm District, Hillsboro, N.D. vicinity
TitleBarn exterior view, Ellingson Farm District, Hillsboro, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original1984-02-15
CreatorJenkinson, Tom
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe barn on the Ellingson Farm near Hillsboro, North Dakota was built to house cattle and hay. It is a lap sided structure with corner boards and a gambrel roof. It has sliding doors on tracks at ground level and has access to the loft. Snow in front of the barn shows that this photograph was taken in the winter.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Snow
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
LocationHillsboro (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32TR676-08
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Ellingson Farm is located approximately one mile north and two and a half miles west of Hillsboro, North Dakota. The farmsite consists of an original homestead cabin built in the early 1880s. a second generation main farmhouse built in in 1898 and associated structures. It is significant for its association with its builders, Christian and Edwin O Ellingson and is an outstanding example of a small mixed-farming operation from the settlement period in the Red River Valley. The Farm was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1985-09-12.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1984-10-22.
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 (32TR676-08)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32TR67608
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