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Otto Farm, House, Burnside Bridge Road, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD



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B&W Photos

HB606370
General View Of House From North

HB606371
General View Of East (front)

HB606372
Perspective View Of East (front) And South Chimney

HB606373
Closer Perspective View Of East (front) And South Chimney

HB606374
Interior View First Floor From Southeast Along Northeast Rooms

HB606375
Interior View First Floor Center Room From Northeast

HB606376
Interior View First Floor Stair From East To Northwest Room

HB606377
Interior View Second Floor Stair Hall From Northeast

HB606378
Interior View Second Floor South Corner, With Scale

HB606379
Detailed Interior View Second Floor Southeast Wall And Chimney, With Scale

HB606380
Detailed Interior View Second Floor Southeast Wall And Chimney, Without Scale

HB606381
Detailed Interior View Second Floor East Corner, With Scale

HB606382
Detailed Interior View Second Floor East Corner, Without Scale

HB606383
Detailed Interior View Second Floor Southeast End Wall (log), With Scale


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Item Title


Location
Burnside Bridge Road, Sharpsburg vicinity, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-943-A
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-142).
Building/structure dates: 1790 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1800 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1895 subsequent work
Significance: The Otto house gains its significance due to its connections with Civil War Battle of Antietam Creek. Architecturally, it is a typical example of an antebellum farm house in this region.

Subjects
Farming
Farmhouses
Log Buildings


Related Names
Smith, Capt. David
Wagner, Martha, Historian
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Fong, Tina L., Delineator
Balachowski, Joseph D., Delineator
Tergas, Leslie P., Delineator
James, Stephen T., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF HOUSE FROM NORTH
2. GENERAL VIEW OF EAST (FRONT)
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT) AND SOUTH CHIMNEY
4. CLOSER PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF EAST (FRONT) AND SOUTH CHIMNEY
5. INTERIOR VIEW FIRST FLOOR FROM SOUTHEAST ALONG NORTHEAST ROOMS
6. INTERIOR VIEW FIRST FLOOR CENTER ROOM FROM NORTHEAST
7. INTERIOR VIEW FIRST FLOOR STAIR FROM EAST TO NORTHWEST ROOM
8. INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR STAIR HALL FROM NORTHEAST
9. INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR SOUTH CORNER, WITH SCALE
10. DETAILED INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR SOUTHEAST WALL AND CHIMNEY, WITH SCALE
11. DETAILED INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR SOUTHEAST WALL AND CHIMNEY, WITHOUT SCALE
12. DETAILED INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR EAST CORNER, WITH SCALE
13. DETAILED INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR EAST CORNER, WITHOUT SCALE
14. DETAILED INTERIOR VIEW SECOND FLOOR SOUTHEAST END WALL (LOG), WITH SCALE


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