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Anders Kjellberg Farm Wikipedia
The Chellberg Farm reflects the ethnic heritage of this nearly forgotten Swedish-American settlement. Other nearby Swedish landmarks have been restored or preserved, including the Burstrom Chapel and the Burstrom Cemetery. The farm includes the family home, water house with windmill, chicken coop/bunkhouse, and the original barn.Farmhouse - Built in 1885, the house is two-story with one-story wing forming a 'L-shaped' (gabled ell) structure. It has a gabled roofs on both areas. This is a popular architectural type of late 19th century and can be found in other homes of that time period. The brick is from the Porter brickyards. It was constructed by a local Swedish carpenter. There is a porch on front of 1 story wing.
Barn - Built in 1870, the barn is two-stories with partial loft, measuring 50'x24'--approximately 25' to the peak. It is a three-bay floor plan under a wood gable roof. It is built of heavy timbers with a cedar shingle roof, small vent cupola, and wood siding.
Chicken Coop - This one-story, single-room structure was built ca 1879. It has a gable roof of wood shingles. It is 10'x24', on a brick foundation. The siding is vertical board and batten. Interior walls have been plastered.
Sugar Shack - Built in the 1930s as a utilitarian structure of one-story made from concrete block. The building was built for processing sugar maple sap into maple syrup. The single room is 12'x24' with a gable roof over the concrete floor. Double vertical board doors, standing seam metal gable roof cover the structure. The building has a boiling pan over a brick fire box. This is connected to the brick chimney. The roof includes gabled ridge vent with hopper panel vent, and metal ball finials. A small shed addition was added to east