Daniel F. Akin House

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Akin, Daniel F., House
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Daniel F. Akin House is located in Minnesota
Daniel F. Akin House
Nearest city Farmington, Minnesota
Coordinates 44°40′18″N 93°10′18″W / 44.67167°N 93.17167°W / 44.67167; -93.17167Coordinates: 44°40′18″N 93°10′18″W / 44.67167°N 93.17167°W / 44.67167; -93.17167
Built 1856
Architect Akin,Daniel F.
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 79001223[1]
Added to NRHP December 31, 1979

The Daniel F. Akin House is a ca. 1860 farmhouse, located at 19185 Akin Road, Farmington in the U.S. state of Minnesota. The Italianate two-story home built of locally-quarried limestone features a hipped roof with cupola on top. It is an example of the "Country Homes" style of Andrew Jackson Downing, a pioneer in American landscape architecture.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Farmington Heritage Landmarks". Retrieved 2008-02-25. [dead link]
  3. ^ Nord, Mary Ann (2003). The National Register of Historic Places in Minnesota. Minnesota Historical Society. ISBN 0-87351-448-3.