Daniel F. Akin House

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Daniel F. Akin House
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The Daniel F. Akin House from the east
Daniel F. Akin House is located in Minnesota
Daniel F. Akin House
Daniel F. Akin House is located in USA
Daniel F. Akin House
Location 19185 Akin Road, 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 Daniel F. Akin
Architectural style Italianate
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 Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Farmington Heritage Landmarks" (PDF). 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.