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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 - Lee County - Historic Districts

Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Passenger and Freight Complex Historic District
(added 1992 - Lee County - #92000100)
902 Ave. H , Fort Madison
(9 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dunham,J.M., Morse,C.F.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Faeth Farmstead and Orchard District
(added 2005 - Lee County - #05001020)
2469 IA 2 , Fort Madison
(230 acres, 15 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Processing, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Fort Madison Downtown Commercial Historic District
(added 2007 - Lee County - #07000852)
Centered on Ave. G, from near 6th St., to mid-900 Blk, inc. Ave. H from 7th to 9th , Fort Madison
(170 acres, 91 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Financial Institution, Organizational, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Meeting Hall, Organizational, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Herschler, Christian and Katharina, House, Barn and Outbuildings Historic District
(added 1996 - Lee County - #96000064)
Jct. of 6th and Green Sts. , Franklin
(50 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District
(added 1992 - Lee County - #92001663)
Also known as Cellhouse 18;Cellhouse 19;Cellhouse 20
Jct. of Avenue G and US 61 , Fort Madison
(9 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Liebbe,Henry Jackson, Liebbe,Henry Franz
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Law, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Correctional Facility

Lock and Dam No. 19 Historic District
(added 2004 - Lee County - #04000179)
Also known as 78001234
525 N. Water St. , Keokuk
(1605 acres, 7 buildings, 12 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cooper, Hugh L., Meigs, Montgomery
Area of Significance: Transportation, Maritime History, Economics, Commerce, Military, Politics/Government, Social History, Engineering, Industry, Conservation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Federal
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility, Water-Related

Sharon Cemetery Historic District
(added 1991 - Lee County - #90002133)
Also known as Sharon Presbyterian Church and Cemetery
Co. Rd. J40 about 3 mi. E of Van Buren Co. line , Farmington
(95 acres, 4 buildings, 8 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Simonds,O.C.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

The Park Place--Grand Avenue Residential District
(added 2002 - Lee County - #02001020)
4th at Park Place and Orleans St. and N up Grand Ave. to Rand Park , Keokuk
(433 acres, 60 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Byrne, Barry
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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