Lewis Anderson House, Barn and Granary

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Lewis Anderson House, Barn and Granary
Anderson House Granary - The Dalles Oregon.jpg
View of the Anderson house and granary
from 16th Street
Location 508 W 16th Street
The Dalles, Oregon[1]
Coordinates 45°35′44″N 121°11′52″W / 45.595678°N 121.197787°W / 45.595678; -121.197787Coordinates: 45°35′44″N 121°11′52″W / 45.595678°N 121.197787°W / 45.595678; -121.197787
Built 1890–1898[2]
Architectural style Vernacular[2]
Governing body private
NRHP Reference # 80003387[1]
Added to NRHP March 20, 1980[1]

The Lewis Anderson House, Barn and Granary is a historic ensemble of buildings, currently located in The Dalles, Oregon, United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This well-preserved ensemble of 1890s Swedish American vernacular architecture was originally located on a farm on Pleasant Ridge, south of The Dalles. Lewis Anderson was a Swedish immigrant who, after establishing himself on Pleasant Ridge, worked semi-successfully to encourage further Swedish settlement in the area of The Dalles. The sidehill barn, with grade entrances on two levels, was the first erected of the ensemble, in 1890. The house was built by Anderson and fellow Swedish immigrant Ab Pearson in 1895. Anderson purchased and relocated the granary from a neighboring farm in 1898, in the process repurposing it from its previous function as a house. The buildings were relocated to The Dalles in 1972 in order to restore and protect them, and were made part of the Fort Dalles Museum at that time.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (June 6, 2011), Oregon National Register List, retrieved February 25, 2012 
  2. ^ a b c Seufert, Gladys (1979-03-12), National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Anderson, Lewis, House, Barn and Granary (PDF), retrieved 2012-02-23 .

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