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Fort Totten, Commanding Officers' Quarters, 12 miles southwest of Devils Lake City off Route 5, Devils Lake, Benson County, ND



B&W Photos

HB769169
Northeast (front) Elevation

HB769170
Northwest End With A Broken Cornice And A Circular Ventilator

HB769171
Southwest (rear) Elevation, From Northwest

HB769172
East Elevation, From Southeast

HB769173
Rear Additions, Southwest Location

HB769174
Detail Of Circular Ventilator, Southeast Elevation

HB769175
East Hall And Staircase, First Floor

HB769176
Northwest Room With A Fireplace

HB769177
Southeast Room With A Fireplace And A Foundation, First Floor

HB769178
Window Seats, Grill And Stair Rail, Second Floor


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Item Title


Location
12 miles southwest of Devils Lake City off Route 5, Devils Lake vicinity, ND

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS ND-6
Building/structure dates: 1868 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1970 subsequent work
Significance: An excellent, well-preserved example of a military post of the Indian War period in the trans-Mississippi West.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Officers' Quarters
Domestic Life


Related Names
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
McCown, Susan, Historian
Anderson, Kenneth L., Delineator
Schafer, Jack W., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. NORTHWEST END WITH A BROKEN CORNICE AND A CIRCULAR VENTILATOR
3. SOUTHWEST (REAR) ELEVATION, FROM NORTHWEST
4. EAST ELEVATION, FROM SOUTHEAST
5. REAR ADDITIONS, SOUTHWEST LOCATION
6. DETAIL OF CIRCULAR VENTILATOR, SOUTHEAST ELEVATION
7. EAST HALL AND STAIRCASE, FIRST FLOOR
8. NORTHWEST ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE
9. SOUTHEAST ROOM WITH A FIREPLACE AND A FOUNDATION, FIRST FLOOR
10. WINDOW SEATS, GRILL AND STAIR RAIL, SECOND FLOOR


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