Bernhard Warkentin Homestead

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Not to be confused with the Warkentin House in Newton, Kansas.
Bernhard Warkentin Homestead
Bernhard Warkentin Homestead is located in Kansas
Bernhard Warkentin Homestead
Nearest city Halstead, Kansas
Coordinates 38°0′24″N 97°30′16″W / 38.00667°N 97.50444°W / 38.00667; -97.50444Coordinates: 38°0′24″N 97°30′16″W / 38.00667°N 97.50444°W / 38.00667; -97.50444
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1874 (1874)
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74000839[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 15, 1974
Designated NHL December 14, 1990[2]

The Bernhard Warkentin Homestead, also known as Little River Stock Farm or Warkentin Farm, is a historic farm complex on East North Street in Halstead, Kansas. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It was further declared to be a National Historic Landmark in 1990, nationally significant as the location of agricultural experiments that resulted in the wide cultivation of durum wheat in the country.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b "Warkentin Farm". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-28.