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  Iowa

  Ames

  Farm House Museum

  Knoll Road

  ISU Campus

  Ames  IA

  Phone  515 294-3342

  Web Site www.museums.iastate.edu/

  E-mail  mailto:aclone@iastate.edu

  Description  first house on campus, built for the farm program, occupied by college

                    presidents, deans, and faculty, by appointment only

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Collection A-F  Decorative Arts

  Era  1862

  New or Updated:  9/21/2007

Iowa
Breda
Breda Depot & Stadium
Breda City Hall
102 N 2nd
Breda IA 51436
Phone 712 673-2660
Web Site ******
Description small town has restored CNRR depot and semi-pro wooden covered baseball field, contact for both is City Hall
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Depot

Industry /Profession Baseball
New or Updated: 03/28/2003

Iowa
Council Bluffs
Kanesville Tabernacle
222 East Broadway
Council Bluffs IA 51503
Phone
712 322-0500
Web Site
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iapottaw/KnsvilTbrncl.htm
Alt Web http://www.councilbluffsiowa.com/tourism/attractions.asp
Description replica of original Mormon Tabernacle, reconstructed log building
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Church
New or Updated: 04/30/2003

Iowa

Des Moines
Terrace Hill Historic Site and Governor's Mansion
2300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines IA 50312
Phone 515 281-3604
Web Site http://www.terracehill.org/
Description 18,000 sq ft mansion donated to state in 1971 now houses governor, offers tours
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1869
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

Iowa
Haverhill
Matthew Edel Historic Blacksmith Shop
PO Box 304
Haverhill IA 50158
Phone 641 752-6664
Web Site http://www.marshallhistory.com/Blacksmith.htm
E-mail marshallhistory@adiis.net
Description blacksmith shop virtually unchanged since 80 year old smith closed it in 1940 - demonstrations available
Building Type Trade/Craft
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1883-1940
Owner/Operator: Historical Society of Marshall County

Iowa
Iowa City
Old Capitol Museum
24 Old Capitol
University of Iowa
Iowa City IA 52242
Phone 319 335-0548
Web Site http://www.uiowa.edu/%7Eoldcap/information/info.html
Description building was territorial and first state capitol until 1857, when it became the first permanent home of the U of IA
Building Type Capitol
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1842

Iowa
Marshalltown
Taylor Country School
PO Box 304
Marshalltown IA 50158
Phone 641 752-6664
Web Site http://www.marshallhistory.com/School.html
E-mail marshallhistory@adiis.net
Description one room school used until 1952, open by appointment only
Building Type Schoolhouse
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1911
Owner/Operator: Historical Society of Marshall County

Iowa
Ogden
Hickory Grove Rural School Museum
Don Williams Park
602 Story Street
Ogden IA
Phone 515 432-1907
Web Site
E-mail
mailto:bchs@opencominc.com
Description
Building Type
Schoolhouse
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Primary Focus:
Building
Collection A-F Arms

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  Idaho
Cataldo
Old Mission State Park
I-90 Exit 39
PO Box 30
Cataldo ID 83810
Phone 208 682-3814
Web Site http://www.idahoparks.org/parks/oldmission.html
E-mail mailto:OLD@idpr.state.id.us
Alt Web http://www.stepintohistory.com/states/ID/Old%20Mission.htm
Description Mission to the Coeur d'Alenes, built from 1848-1853, with Sacred Encounters exhibit
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Church
Group Identity Native American
Owner/Operator: Idaho State Parks
New or Updated: 05/07/2003

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  Illinois
Cairo
Cairo Custom House Museum
1400 Washington Ave
Cairo IL 62914
Phone 618 734-1019
Web Site  http://www.southernmostillinois.com/Attractions/sites_Alexander_CairoCustomHouse.html
Alt Web http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/ihy990446.html
Description custom house located at the very southern tip of the state, houses memorabilia from Civil War when Cairo was major Union staging point in the Civil War
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Civic
Era 1872

Illinois
Carthage
Carthage Jail Visitors Center
307 Walnut St
Carthage IL 62321
Phone
217 357-2989
Web Site http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1844-1-1-1,00.html
Alt Web http://www.delange.org/Carthage/Carthage.htm
Description where Joseph & Hyrum Smith were murdered by a mob in 1844
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Jail
Group Identity LDS
Era 1839
New or Updated: 05/03/2003

Illinois
Jerseyville
Homeridge
1470 North State Street
Jerseyville IL 62052
Phone 618 498-3442
Fax 618 498-5662
Web Site http://innsite.com/frameset_inns.php3?contentURL=http://www.homeridge.com&refCode=A000840
Alt Web http://innsite.com/inns/A000840.html
E-mail mailto:innkeeper@homeridge.com
Description 15 room mansion on 20 acres, featuring watchtower, now a B&B
Type of Resource Lodging
Primary Focus: Building
Kind of Activity B&B
Era 1867

Illinois
Mount Pulaski
Mount Pulaski Courthouse
113 South Washington
mail: PO Box 355, Lincoln 62656
Mount Pulaski IL 62548
Phone 217 732-8930
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/Sites/MtPulaskiCourthouse.htm
Description Courthouse where Abraham Lincoln once practiced, restored to 1850's appearance
Building Type Courthouse
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1848-1855

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