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Chicken coop, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
Chicken coop, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
TitleChicken coop, Lucken Farm, Portland, N.D. vicinity
Date of Original1980-11-28
CreatorHalda, Bonnie J.
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionThe long, low, rectangular chicken coop on the Lucken Farm near Portland, North Dakota is south of the main house. Plowed land in front of the chicken coop is dusted with snow, and the sun sets behind the row of trees behind it.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectArt & Architecture
Agriculture
Rural views
Subject (LCTGM)Poultry houses
Snow
Trees
Sunrises & sunsets
Subject (LCSH)Bonanza farms
LocationPortland (N.D.)
Decade1980-1989
Item Number32TR701-13
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 (32TR701-13)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh32TR70113
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