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IOWA - Van Buren County

Aunty Green Hotel (added 1978 - - #78001265)
602 Washington St. , Bonaparte
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Green,Mary,et al.
Significant Year: 1844
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Library, Museum

Bentonsport (added 1972 - - #72000482)
E of Keosauqua on the Des Moines River , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Bonaparte Historic Riverfront District (added 1989 - - #89000313)
Also known as See Also:Meek's Flour Mill;Des Moines River Locks No. 5 and
Roughly bounded by Second St., Washington St., Des Moines River, and Richard St. , Bonaparte
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Manufacturing Facility, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Business, Park, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Bonaparte Pottery Archeological District (added 1999 - - #99000832)
Also known as Archeological Site 13VB200
411-419 First St. , Bonaparte
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: England, Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Bonaparte School (added 2002 - - #02001242)
610 8th St. , Bonaparte
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Underhill & Dean
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Burg Wagon Works Building (added 1978 - - #78001266)
Also known as Burg,Lewis,Building
131 S. 2nd St. , Farmington
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burg,Lewis
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Burg,Lewis
Significant Year: 1868, 1892, 1867
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Des Moines River Locks No. 5 and No. 7 (added 1977 - - #77000561)
Also known as Bonaparte & Keosauqua Locks
At Des Moines River , Bonaparte and Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water Works, Water-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Eisenhower Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000478)
3 miles E. of Co. Rd. V56 , Milton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Diver, James B., Bridge Co., Horton, Horace B.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Goodin Building (added 2002 - - #02000505)
Also known as 89-0319
North 106 Front St. , Farmington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Warehouse

Hotel Manning (added 1973 - - #73000740)
River and Van Buren Sts. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Manning,Edwin,et al.
Significant Year: 1893, 1854
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Museum

Keosauqua Bridge (added 2008 - - #98000476)
IA 1 over Des Moines R. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Iowa State Highway Commission
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Kilbourn Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000477)
3 miles W. of IA 1 , Kilbourn
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Iowa State Highway Commissiom
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Lacey--Keosauqua State Park, Bathing Area (Area C) (added 1990 - - #90001670)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Social History, Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Lacey--Keosauqua State Park, Lodge and Picnic Area (Area A) (added 1990 - - #90001668)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Social History, Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Lacey--Keosauqua State Park, Picnic and Custodial Group (Area B) (added 1990 - - #90001669)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government, Social History, Landscape Architecture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Martin, Abner, House (added 1984 - - #84001604)
Also known as Pat Murphy Place
S of Mount Zion off IA 1 , Mount Zion
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Meek's Flour Mill (added 1983 - - #83000406)
Also known as Bonaparte Retreat Restaurant
1st St. , Bonaparte
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Storage
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Midway Stock Farm Barn (added 1999 - - #99000126)
0.3 mi. S of jct. of IA 1 and IA16 , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility

Pearson, Franklin, House (added 1978 - - #78001267)
Dodge St. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Pearson,Franklin
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Twombley, Voltaire, Building (added 1993 - - #93000655)
Also known as Old Post Office
803 First St. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Department Store
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Van Buren County Courthouse (added 1977 - - #77000562)
904 4th St. , Keosauqua
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hall,James,et al.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Vernon School (added 2002 - - #02001024)
Also known as Vernon Schoolhouse
26849 South St. , Vernon
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cass, Riley
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Professional, Single Dwelling

Wickfield Round Barn (added 1986 - - #86001447)
Off IA 2 , Cantril
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hunt,Alva
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Business
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Processing




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