Skip to content home : browse : advanced search : preferences : my favorites : about : help  login  
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
 
Zoom in Zoom out Pan up Pan down Pan right Pan left Maximum resolution Fit in window Fit to width Rotate left Rotate right Hide/show thumbnail
Newel post detail, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
Newel post detail, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
TitleNewel post detail, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original1980-11-28
CreatorHalda, Bonnie J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe butternut woodwork is the most significant interior feature of the farmhouse at the Lucken Farm near Portland, North Dakota. The ornate carved newel post shown in this photograph is an example of the quality of woodwork seen throughout the house.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Farmhouses
Newels
Woodwork
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
LocationPortland (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32TR701-2
Format of OriginalSlides
NotesTitle created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe Lucken Farm near Portland, North Dakota was built by Halleck E. Lucken, the son of Norwegian immigrants in 1888. It is a significant example of early homesteading and farming in the Red River Valley of the North. Halleck was a farmer, politician and educator as well as a businessman. He and his wife Ingborg (Belle) Anderson raised four daughters at the farm. After their parent's deaths, the daughters retained ownership of the farm. One of Halleck and Ingborg's granddaughters is restoring the farm. The farm was entered into the National Register of Historic Places 1986-05-14.
Bibliographic ReferenceNational Register of Historic Places Nomination filed 1986-01-16.
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 (32TR701-2)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32TR70112
add to favorites : reference url back to results : previous : next
powered by CONTENTdm ® | contact us  ^ to top ^