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Swensson, Olof, Farmstead
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Brick home (1901-03) and timber-frame barn (1880s) on cut-granite foundations, designed by Swensson, a farmer, preacher, and political activist.

County:  Chippewa
Address:  Co. Hwys. 15 and 6
City or Township:  Granite Falls Twp.
Listing Date:  December 30, 1974
Nomination:  74001010.pdf
Significance Level:   Local
Criteria:   B, C (see criteria)
Date:   1880
Style:   Italianate
Theme:   agriculture, architecture, philosophy, politics/government, religion, social history
Historic Functions:   Agricultural Outbuilding, Single Dwelling
Current Functions:   Museum
Foundation Material:   Stone
Roof Material:   Asphalt
Wall Material:   Brick, Wood


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