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War of 1812 against Britain begins. United States wins series of naval victories but fails in attempts to invade Canada, British burn Capitol and White House in August 1814.
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IOWA - Des Moines County - Historic Districts

Crapo Park and Arboretum Historic District
(added 1976 - Des Moines County - #76000762)
Bounded by Parkway Dr., Koestner, Madison Rd., and the Mississippi River , Burlington
(970 acres, 3 buildings, 3 structures, 2 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum, Park, Street Furniture/Object, Underwater, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Park, Street Furniture/Object, Underwater, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)

Heritage Hill Historic District
(added 1982 - Des Moines County - #82000406)
Roughly bounded by Central Ave., High, 3rd, and Jefferson Sts. , Burlington
(600 acres, 156 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Industry, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Snake Alley Historic District
(added 1975 - Des Moines County - #75000683)
Also known as See Also:Snake Alley
Roughly bounded by Columbia and Washington Sts., Cobblestone Alley, and Service Dr. , Burlington
(97 acres, 7 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Museum, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Single Dwelling

Starker-Leopold Historic District
(added 1983 - Des Moines County - #83000352)
101, 111 Clay and 110 Grand Sts. , Burlington
(45 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Gilbert,James Isham
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Other, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Starker,Charles
Significant Year: 1868, 1893, 1922
Area of Significance: Architecture, Conservation, Landscape Architecture, Commerce, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

West Jefferson Street Historic District
(added 1991 - Des Moines County - #91000409)
Also known as See Also:Hedge Block
Roughly the 400 to 800 blocks of W. Jefferson St. , Burlington
(185 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Meeting Hall, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Department Store, Restaurant, Specialty Store




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