National Historic District – Downtown Fort Madison

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Stroll the streets of a Victorian river-town, with wonderful examples of architecture from the Second Empire style of the 1870s through Art Modern and Art Deco in the 1940s.  The periods of interest consist of 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, … [Read more...]

The Gallup House – Jefferson, Iowa

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THE GALLUP HOUSE A PLACE TO GATHER The George Gallup House is the birthplace and boyhood home of Dr. George Gallup, the pioneer of public opinion polling. Located in Jefferson, Iowa, the house, which is on the National Register of Historic Places, … [Read more...]

Heritage Hall

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A small museum dedicated to the exhibition and preservation of the history of Slater, Iowa and the surrounding area. Included are displays on farming, local businesses (such as the office of a dentist in the early 1900s!) and genealogy resources. … [Read more...]