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Dagen’s Grocery (Ole Johnson and Son Hotel and Store)

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Ole Johnson and Son Hotel and Store
1905. 616 Central Ave.

Dagen’s Grocery housed the first post office in town, and a hotel, store, and cream and egg station. The exterior of the store is clad in pressed metal, while the adjacent cream and egg station has false-brick asphalt covering. Both buildings are especially rich in historic enameled-metal signage. As a social center for many years, Dagen’s has remained almost unaltered. It now serves as a seasonal local historic museum interpreting small-town commercial architecture.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay
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Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay, "Dagen’s Grocery (Ole Johnson and Son Hotel and Store)", [Jud, North Dakota], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/ND-01-LM2.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of North Dakota

Buildings of North Dakota, Steve C. Martens and Ronald H. L. M. Ramsay. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 216-216.

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