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Gail, James P., Farmhouse
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Octagonal house built in late 1850s by owner using brick manufactured onsite; rare rural Minnesota example of 19th-century building fad.

County:  Blue Earth
Address:  off U.S. Hwy. 169
City or Township:  Garden City Twp.
Listing Date:  July 28, 1980
Nomination:  80001939.pdf
Significance Level:   Local
Criteria:   A, C (see criteria)
Date:   1857
Style:   Octagon
Theme:   architecture, exploration/settlement
Historic Functions:   Single Dwelling
Current Functions:   Single Dwelling
Foundation Material:   None Listed
Roof Material:   None Listed
Wall Material:   Brick

Photo of James P. Gail Farmhouse

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