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9 of 12 Types of Iowa Recreational Facilities--Historical Landmarks
Ivan Gillis
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Iowa National Historic Landmarks

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Landmark name

Location

County

Description

1

Amana Colonies

Middle Amana
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°47′59″N91°55′15″W

Iowa

Amana Villages community, historic and modern.

2

Blood Run Site

Granite, IAand Shindler, SD
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png43°28′N96°35′W

Lyon, IA and Lincoln, SD

An archaeological site, overlapping into South Dakota.

3

Davis Oriole Earthlodge Site

Glenwood
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°04′16″N95°47′12″W

Mills

A well-preserved Plains Indian lodge archaeological site; located in Pony Creek Park

4

Grenville M. Dodge House

Council Bluffs
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°15′18″N95°50′53″W

Pottawattamie

 

5

Dubuque County Jail

Dubuque
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°30′06″N90°39′53″W

Dubuque

 

6

The Farm House

Ames
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°01′41″N93°38′32″W

Story

Home of agriculturist and teacher Seagram A. Knapp and of U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson, now on Iowa State University campus.

7

Fort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer Training School

Des Moines https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41.526606°N 93.615233°W
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°31′36″N93°36′55″W

Polk

Training site for black officers in World War I.

8

George M. Verity(towboat)

Keokuk
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png40°23′29″N91°22′21″W

Lee

One of three surviving steam-powered towboats in the United States, this ship pioneered on upper Mississippi in a certain way, leading to large private industry.

9

William P. Hepburn House

Clarinda
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png40°44′30″N95°02′31″W

Page

 

10

Reverend George B. Hitchcock House

Lewis
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°18′12″N95°06′12″W

Cass

 

11

Herbert Hoover Birthplace

West Branch
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°40′07″N91°20′53″W

Cedar

Two-room cottage birthplace of Herbert Hoover, 31st U.S. President.

12

Indian Village Site (Witrock Area)

Sutherland
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°40′07″N91°20′53″W

O'Brien

An archaeological site.

13

Kimball Village Site

Westfield

Plymouth

Late Prehistoric Plains Village site.

14

Lone Star (towboat)

LeClaire
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°35′54″N90°20′33″W

Scott

towboat.

15

Merchants' National Bank

Grinnell
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°44′32″N92°43′33″W

Poweshiek

Louis Sullivan-designed bank building on a corner in Grinnell.

16

Julien Dubuque's Mines

Dubuque
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°28′07″N90°38′47″W

Dubuque

Historic district including Julien Dubuque Monument and archaeological sites relating to early lead mining in area.

17

Old Capitol

Iowa City
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°39′34″N91°32′08″W

Johnson

It is one of the five-building Pentacrest, another NRHP.

18

Phipps Site

Cherokee

Cherokee

An archaeological site.

19

Sergeant Floyd(towboat)

Sioux City
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°29′28″N96°25′07″W

Woodbury

Another of just 3 steam-powered towboats surviving.

20

Sergeant Floyd Monument

Sioux City
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°27′38″N96°22′39″W

Woodbury

Monument to the only member of the 1805 Lewis and Clark expedition who died during the trip. First declared U.S. National Historic Landmark.

21

Terrace Hill

Des Moines
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°35′00″N93°38′56″W

Polk

Governor's mansion on hilltop in what is now downtown Des Moines.

22

Toolesboro Mound Group

Toolesboro
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°09′N91°03′W

Louisa

Mound site.

23

Van Allen and Company Department Store

Clinton
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png41°50′28″N90°11′18″W

Clinton

Louis Sullivan-designed 4 story building, now apartments over commercial space.

24

James B. Weaver House

Bloomfield
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png40°45′19″N92°24′45″W

Davis

Home of James Weaver.

25

William M. Black(dredge)

Dubuque
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°29′43″N90°39′44″W

Dubuque

Sidewheel dredge operated by U.S. Corps of Engineers.

26

Woodbury County Courthouse

Sioux City
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/55/WMA_button2b.png/17px-WMA_button2b.png42°29′50″N96°24′20″W

Woodbury

One of finest Prairie Schoolbuildings in

 

 

Other Sites of Interest

 

San Marcos Memories—disappearing North County San Diego, Ca

www.ellengillisart.com

 

Lake San Marcos—Listing of Vendors and Other Items of Interest to LSM residents

www.lsmdirectory.com

 

Silly Service—38 years of Federal Civil Service Overview (A book in progress)

www.ivanegillis.com

 




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