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Iowa
Mount Pleasant

Harlan-Lincoln Home
101 West Broad Street
Wesleyan College
Mount Pleasant IA
Phone 
319 385-8021
Alt Phone  319 385-6320
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/harlan.htm
Description  Senator Harlan's daughter married Abraham Lincoln's son, house holds memorabilia of both families and the college
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People

Mount Pleasant
Van Allen House Heritage Center

502 Washington
Mount Pleasant IA
Phone 
319 385-2460
Web Site  *****
Toll Free 800 421-4282
Alt Web  http://www.mtpleasantiowa.com/attr.html
Description  home of scientist James Van Allen now holds Henry County Tourism Association, being restored to period look
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus  Visitor Center
Era   1862

Iowa
Princeton
Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead
28050 230th Avenue
Princeton IA  72748
Phone 
563 225-2981
Web Site  *****
Description  childhood home of Buffalo Bill Cody, scout and showman
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Era  1847

 

  Salem

  Lewelling Quaker Shrine

  401 South Main

  Salem   IA

  Phone   319 385-2460

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.seia.com/attractions.html

  Description  stone house functioned as a stop on the Underground Railroad

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Group Identity   African American

  Era  1840

  New or Updated:  9/7/2004

Iowa
Storm Lake
Harker House
328 Lake Avenue
Storm Lake IA 50588
Phone
712 732-3267
Web Site
http://www.rootsweb.com/~iabuenav/bvtowns/storm_lake/harker.htm
Alt Web http://www.stormlakeonline.com/harker_house.html
Description elaborate brick mansion, restored by a family member with original furniture
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Furniture
Era 1875
New or Updated: 06/04/2003

Strawberry Point
Wilder Memorial Museum
123 West Mission St
Strawberry Point IA 52076
Phone 563 933-4615
Alt Phone 563 933-2260
Web Site http://www.strawberrypt.com/wilder_memorial_museum.htm
Description 800 dolls, 40 Victorian lamps, farm and tractor toys
Type of Resource House Museum
Collection A-F Dolls
Collection G-M Lamps
Collection N-Z Toys
New or Updated: 06/06/2003

 

  Iowa

  Wall Lake

  Andy Williams Birthplace

  Address

  Wall Lake  IA

  Phone

  Web Site  http://pionet.net/~setd/andy-williams/

  Description  restored birthplace of well-known singer

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Music

  Owner/Operator:  Wall Lake Historical Society

  New or Updated: 1/5/2005


Waterloo
Rensselaer Russel House Museum
520 West 3rd St
Waterloo IA  50701
Phone 
319 233-0262
Web Site www.cedarnet.org/grout/RRHM.html
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum

Iowa
Waterloo
Snowden House
306 Washington Street
MAIL: Grout Museum 503 South St
Waterloo IA 50701
Phone 319 234-6357
Web Site http://www.groutmuseumdistrict.org/who_we/snowden.html
E-mail mailto:grout@cedarnet.org?subject=Information Request
Alt Web http://www.cedarnet.org/tour/
Description built by prominent early merchant, now used as meeting and event site
Type of Resource House Museum
Era 1881
New or Updated: 06/08/2003

Winterset
John Wayne Birthplace
216 South Second Street
Winterset IA  50273
Phone 
515 462-1044
Web Site  www.johnwaynebirthplace.org
Description  4 room house restored to time of actor's birth
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Era  1907

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