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



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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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