Stavig House Museum offers Virtual Program for 25th Anniversary

Electronic Look Inside the Walls New technology laser scanner is set up by SDSU Department of Architecture graduate student Andrew Kocer and Associate Professor Brian Rex at the Stavig House Museum. More than 100 scans were captured showing what is inside the walls for the forensic study of the Stavig House Museum. Their findings will air on a public virtual Zoom program Sept. 26

The public is invited to attend a virtual program “If These Walls Could Talk” Sunday, September 26, at 7:00 p.m. to learn more about the construction of the 105-year-old Andrew Stavig House which has operated as a museum in Sisseton for 25 years.

How can we know what’s inside the walls of a historic building without scratching its surfaces? The historic 1916 Stavig House is storied for its incorporation of both traditional ship building and innovative climate control technologies. What in these stories is fact and what is just stories built up across time? Is the house built around the latest climate control technology in 1916? Is this mansion on the plains built like a Norwegian boat? For more on this story and many more please purchase a copy of the Sisseton Courier on news stands now or purchase a copy of the E-edtion on this website..