Jennestad handelssted (Jennestad Trading Post)
Jennestad, 8400 Sortland
The trading post at Jennestad is built on a peninsula 7 km northwest of Sortland and from the start in 1868 it based its existence on a variety of business activities. In the early years there was a range of different buildings, but today there are particularly two that draw one's attention: the large warehouse on the wharf and the main residence with garden a bit further in on the peninsula. These are both large and white and carry the hallmarks of Jennestad's golden days during the period 1900-1920.
Year of construction
August B. C. Nielsen (1877-1956) (the main residence)
Ragnhild and Ødbert Johansen (the main residence)
Construction System / Materials