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Historic Houses in Iowa

Allee Mansion

Historical mansion restored by the Iowa State University. Offers information on the displays, Allee family, tours, brochure and membership. Located in Newell.


Historic site and community cultural center in Cedar Rapids. Find information on guided mansion tours, school, group and special tours, hours and admission, history and preservation. https://www.facebook.com/brucemore.site BrucemoreSite

Hitchcock House on the Underground Railway

Read information on this important stop for the runaway slaves in 1856 who were using the underground railway.

Hoyt Sherman Place

Des Moines mansion built in 1877 by prominent pioneer businessman Hoyt Sherman. Add to over the years to become an acoustically perfect theater and place of entertainment.

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

Find details of location, hours, admission, guided tours, biographical facts, restoration, library and membership. Located in Boone.

Montauk Historic Site

Home of Iowa's 12th governor, William Larrabee and his wife Anna. Find information on tours and visits, the history of the house, local history and Larrabee family genealogy. Located in Clermont.

Porter House Museum

Former home of naturalist Adelbert Field Porter and his wife Grace Porter Young. Includes information on planning a visit, exhibits and support. Located in Decorah. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Porter-House-Museum/473726609320657

Scholte House

22 room home built for Dominie Scholte's wife as a recreation of their home in the Netherlands.

Walter Residence - Cedar Rock

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for Lowell Walter and his wife Agnes. The entire interior was also Wrights creation, even down to picking out the carpeting.

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