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Model Farmhouse

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1861, Milens Burt.

The farmhouse is a 14-room structure with a gable roof and walls of soft red brick (which were later stuccoed over). In style, the building is Italianate. The present entrance porch was added around 1895, and a number of other changes, particularly in the interior, were made over the years. The dwelling was restored between 1971 and 1976 in a general way, as it had been during the years 1861 through 1910. The house is now open to the public.

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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Model Farmhouse", [Ames, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE018.1.

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