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Distant view of barn, Ralph Hall Farm district near Carrington, N.D.
Distant view of barn, Ralph Hall Farm district near Carrington, N.D.
TitleDistant view of barn, Ralph Hall Farm district near Carrington, N.D.
Date of Original198-
DescriptionFrom a distance one can see the red and white wood frame barn located on the Ralph Hall Farm District near Carrington, N.D. The level grass pasture is broken only by sporadic clumps of trees.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Farms
Trees
Barns
Personal NameHall, Ralph, 1847-1937
LocationFoster County (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32FO7-22
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Photographer unknown.
RelationPart of a National Register Nomination 1987-07-15
Biography/HistoryThe original owner of the Ralph Hall farm achieved prominence early in the history of Carrington. He arrived in 1880 as a surveyor, and by 1883 the railroad had arrived. In 1884 Hall was elected Sheriff and in 1890 he began serving in the state legislature. He became Indian Agent at Fort Totten in 1893. The barn was built in 1898, and the house in 1910 both under the direction of Henry Carroll. The house, barn, and garage were entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1987-10-01.
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 (32FO7-22)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32FO722
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