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Aerial view of Ralph Hall Farm District near Carrington, N.D.
Aerial view of Ralph Hall Farm District near Carrington, N.D.
TitleAerial view of Ralph Hall Farm District near Carrington, N.D.
DescriptionThis black and white aerial photograph clearly shows the layout of the Ralph Hall Farm District near Carrington, N.D. The farmhouse sits at the left of the photograph, at the end of a long, winding drive flanked by trees. The barn is seen to the right of the farmhouse. The expanse of pasture behind the barn highlights the secluded nature of the property.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Subject (LCTGM)Aerial photographs
Farms
Trees
Personal NameHall, Ralph, 1847-1937
LocationFoster County (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32FO7-26
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 (32FO7-26)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32FO726
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