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26 Iowa National Historic Landmarks


Blood Run Site - 10/4/2019
The site, named for the iron-stained soil, was essentially populated for 8,500 years, within which earthworks structures were built by the Oneota Culture and descendant tribes
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Fort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer Training School - 5/11/2011
The site was where African Americans were trained to be officers for the U.S. Army during World War I
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Grenville M. Dodge HousePlaque (Council Bluffs) - 5/11/2011
In 1869, Dodge (called "the greatest railroad builder of all time."), built his Victorian home overlooking the Missouri Valley
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Herbert Hoover Birthplace (West Branch) - 5/24/2000
Part of Herbert Hoover National Historic Site which includes the cottage where the President was born in 1874
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Knapp-Wilson HousePlaque (Ames) - 5/10/2011
Also known as The Farm House, it is a site significant for its association with agriculturist and teacher Seaman A. Knapp and with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture James Wilson
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Old CapitolPlaque (Iowa City) - 5/10/2011
Once the main government building for the state of Iowa, Iowa City was the last territorial capital of Iowa until 1846, when Iowa was made a state capital of Iowa, and the government convened in the Old Capitol Building; after ten years the state capital moved to Des Moines
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Terrace Hill (Des Moines) - 5/11/2011
Built by Benjamin Franklin Allen, the first millionaire in Iowa as a home for his family in the Second Empire style, it is now the Governors’ Mansion
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Van Allen and Company Department StorePlaque (Clinton) - 5/10/2011
Designed by Louis Sullivan and commissioned by John Delbert Van Allen, it was constructed in 1912 as a department store
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