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  Building Collection Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CO, CT-GA, IA, ID-KS, LA-MA, MD-MEMI-MOMT-NC, ND-NYOH-OR, PA-TX, TX-WAWI-ZZ  
    IA
 
Ackley
 
Ackley Heritage Center
 
737 Main Street
 
Ackley             IA     50601    
 
Phone   641 847-2201
 
Alt Phone   641 847-6975
 
Web Site  http://www.ackleyheritagecenter.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:ackleyhc@mchsi.com
 
Description  museum & soda shop, Settlement of the Prairie house, one room school,                     gardens & crops
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Store
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Group Identity   German
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:      12/12/2003

Iowa
Albert City
Albert City Historical Museum
212 N Second Street
Albert City IA
Phone 712 843-5684
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.iowa-counties.com/visitor/nw/nw.htm
Description depot, home, early autos, railroad memorabilia, schoolhouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Depot
New or Updated: 03/26/2003

Iowa
Bedford
Taylor County Historical Museum
HWY 2 W
Bedford IA
Phone 712 523-2041
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.traveliowa.com/thingstodo/attractions/southwest/bedford/33/
Description log cabin, one room school, depot, museum, print shop, bank, round barn on 4 acres
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

 

  Iowa
Bloomfield
Davis County Historical Society
201 South Dodge St
Bloomfield IA 52537
Phone 641 664-1855
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.state.ia.us/ided/crd/mainstreet/towns/bloomfield.html-history
Description main museum is home of Dr William Findley, grounds also hold Mormon cabin, one-room school, church and livery barn
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Era 1844
New or Updated: 04/12/2003

Iowa
Chariton
Lucas County Historical Museum
217 North 17th St
Chariton IA 50049
Phone 641 774-4464
Web Site ****
Alt Web http://www.iowatourism.org/cgi-bin/citrattractionslistbycity.pl
Description home, school, church, barn, log cabin, John L Lewis
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
New or Updated: 04/26/2003

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  Iowa
Decorah
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
523 West Water Street
PO Box 379
Decorah IA 52101
Phone 563 382-9681
Fax 563 382-8828
Web Site http://www.vesterheim.org/
E-mail mailto:vesterheim@vesterheim.org
Description 16 historic buildings in town & farmstead & country just outside town
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building Collection
Group Identity Scandinavian
Research or Reading Library

Iowa
Des Moines
Heritage Village at Iowa State Fairgrounds
E 3oth & University
PO Box 57130
Des Moines IA 50312
Phone 515 262-3111
Web Site http://www.iowastatefair.org/
Toll Free 800 545-FAIR
Alt Web http://www.iowatourism.org/cgi-bin/citrattractionslistbycity.pl
Description entire 400 acre grounds on National Register, year-round activities in many historic buildings
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building Collection
New or Updated: 05/09/2003

 

  IA

  Elk Horn

  Danish Immigrant Museum

  2212 Washington Street

  PO Box 470

  Elk Horn  IA  51531    

  Phone  712 764-7001

  Web Site http://dkmuseum.org/

  Description  Danish history & culture, immigrant experience, 2 houses & chapel on

                     30 acre site

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Group Identity  Scandinavian

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  7/25/2006


Iowa
Estherville
H G Albee Memorial Museum
1720 Third Avenue South
Estherville IA 51334
Phone 712 362-2750
Web Site http://www.nwiowatours.com/Emmet%20County%20Museum%20page.htm
Description school, church, blacksmith, post office, period rooms
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building Collection
Owner/Operator: Emmet County Historical Society

Iowa
Forest City
Heritage Park of North Iowa
Address
Forest City IA
Phone
Web Site BROKEN http://www.heritageparkofnorthiowa.com/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building Collection
Kind of Activity Living History
Nature of Group or Site Web Site

 
 

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Iowa
Humboldt
Humboldt County Historical Association Museum
905 1st Avenue North
Humboldt IA 50548
Phone 515 332-5280
Web Site ******
Description 1879 Brick House, log cabin, barn, jail
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building Collection

Iowa
Long Grove
Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
18817 290th Street
Long Grove IA 52756
Phone 319 285-9903
Web Site http://www.scottcountyiowa.com/conservation/walnut.html
Description 18 historic buildings in former country cross roads, some relocated -- Old St Ann's Church offers weddings
Type of Resource Historic District
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Church
Nature of Group or Site Living History
New or Updated: 05/20/2003

Iowa
Maxwell
Community Historical Museum
Main Street
Maxwell IA
Phone 641 385-2376
Web Site *****
Alt Web mailto:http://www.iowatourism.org/cgi-bin/citrattractionslistbycity.pl
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Collection G-M Machinery
New or Updated: 05/24/2003

Iowa
Pella
Pella Historical Village
507 Franklin Street
Pella IA 50219
Phone 641 628-2409
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building Collection

 
   
  Iowa
Winterset
Kaser-Bevington House and Historical Complex
815 South 2nd Avenue
Box 15
Winterset IA 50273
Phone 515 462-2134
Alt Phone  515 278-2400
Web Site http://www.madisoncounty.com/county.html - anchor427352
Alt Web http://www.traveliowa.com/thingstodo/attractions/south_central/winterset/511/
E-mail mailto:mchistoricalsociety1@juno.com
Description 18 acre complex holds house, museum, 12 other buildings
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building Collection
Era 1856
Owner/Operator: Madison County Historical Society
 
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