Wigwam, Mission Farms, Plymouth, Minnesota

This image is a better view of the large, conical-ended residences that lined the canal in the previous image. As is more apparent from this image, the building was not completely conical, but only rounded on the end and tapered to a point at the rooftop.

There is no description on the back of this card.

–While the description on the previous posting of these buildings was tepee, and this is wigwam, the former is closer to the actual structural shape. The classic tipi was tall and conical, while a wigwam was hemispherical in shape. It is not clear why the publisher decided to use different names for the same structure on the two cards.

This image likely dates from the 1930s.

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