Posts Tagged ‘historic buildings’

Sod House: Museum of the Fur Trade

July 7, 2011

Sod House--Museum of the Fur TradeChadron, Nebraska© jan albers | all rights reserved© jan albers | all rights reserved

Chadron, Nebraska

This sod house is part of the Museum of the Fur Trade, in Chadron, Nebraska, built on the site of a trading post for the American Fur Company that was established in 1837. The post was in ruins by the mid-1880s, and it was reconstructed in 1956 on its original foundation stones.

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Shaker Village

June 22, 2011

Shaker VillageMount Lebanon, New York© jan albers | all rights reserved© jan albers | all rights reserve

Mount Lebanon, New York

A settlement designed to fail. Which it did, in 1947, when the last seven members of the community left this site.

White Sulphur Temple

May 12, 2011

White Sulphur TempleSharon Springs, New York© jan albers | all rights reserved© jan albers | all rights reserved

Sharon Springs, New York

Now part of the national historic district in Sharon Springs, New York, the temple was part of the mineral water spa that drew visitors from the early 19th century to the the start of World War II.


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