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Sylvanus Marriage octagonal barn, interior view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
Sylvanus Marriage octagonal barn, interior view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
TitleSylvanus Marriage octagonal barn, interior view, New Rockford, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original198-
CreatorPerry, L. Martin
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionAn interior view of the Sylvanus Marriage octagonal barn highlights the 4x6 mow floor posts which separate the space into a central circle and a circular outer alley. Light pours in from above, and the hay bales stacked around the barn indicate the continued agricultural use of the structure.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectRural views
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Barns
Floors
Hay
Light
Subject (Local)Round barns
LocationNew Rockford (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32ED32-03
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 (32ED32-03)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32ED3203
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