Dallas County Courthouse – Adel, Iowa

Dallas County Courthouse - Adel, Iowa This courthouse in Adel, Iowa, which was built in 1902, is considered to be one of the best examples of civic architecture in the state. The architects were inspired by the styles of French chateaus as they designed … [Read more...]

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot – Adel, Iowa

Chicago, Milwaukee, And St. Paul Depot - Adel, Iowa This passenger depot was built in the early 1900s to serve the railroad that ran through Adel until 1952. The building has now been renovated. Since the railbed is now the Raccoon River Valley Trail, … [Read more...]

Adel School – Adel, Iowa

     Adel School - Adel, Iowa The present home of the Adel Historical Museum, this building began its life as the first two-story brick schoolhouse in Adel. It was built in 1857 and remained a school until 1870. The building also … [Read more...]

Penoach Vineyard – Adel, Iowa

Penoach Vineyard - Adel, Iowa A 1900 era farmstead with 5 acres of vines among the rolling hills of west central Iowa. The barn was built in 1917, probably never did the builders think the building would be converted into a wonderful historic tasting … [Read more...]