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Thomas Nichols Putnam House

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1907. 533 Main St.

Thomas Putnam was the dominant lumberyard operator in Carrington for forty-five years. His two-and-a-half-story house is a foursquare embellished with classical features. Doric pilasters frame the corners of the house and Palladian windows are on the upper story and in each dormer. A porch extends across the front and a portion of the east side. The house includes interior rain gutters that direct water to a storage cistern, and originally featured combination gas and electric lighting, most likely a carbide gas system. From 1955 to 1959, Anna Firlus Hayashi, widow of Harry T. Hayashi, who was the owner of the demolished Rainbow Gardens Tourist Park, resided here. She also was interned at Fort Lincoln during World War II.

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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay
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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "Thomas Nichols Putnam House", [Carrington, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ND-01-FO2.

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Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 109-109.

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