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Pelster House-Barn, Cedar Fork Road, Detmold, Franklin County, MO



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Item Title


Location
Cedar Fork Road, Detmold vicinity, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-244
Significance: The Pelster House-Barn was constructed for Wilhelm Peslter, a German immigrant, between 1860 and 1864. A single building housing both the farmer and his livestock, the house-barn is a traditional European type. The Pelster-House-Barn may be the only example of this building type in the US.

Subjects
Barns
Houses


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST FRONT
2. SOUTHEAST CORNER
3. SOUTH WALL
4. SOUTHWEST CORNER
5. NORTH WALL
6. NORTHEAST CORNER
7. ROOM IN NORTHWEST CORNER OF BARN, MAIN LEVEL
8. KITCHEN, SHOWING DOOR AND WINDOW
9. STAIRWAY AND THRESHING FLOOR
10. SOUTHWEST CORNER ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
11. SOUTHEAST CORNER ROOM, SECOND FLOOR
12. THRESHING ROOM CEILING, LOOKING TOWARD BARN DOORS
13. FRAMING OF NORTH WALL, LOOKING NORTH
14. ATTIC FRAMING, SOUTH END OF BARN
15. RAFTER PLATE DETAIL
16. FRAMING DETAIL, NORTH END
17. FRAMING DETAIL, THRESHING LEVEL, SHOWING ASSEMBLY CODE ARK
18. LIVESTOCK PENS IN BASEMENT


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