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1870
Fifteenth Amendment to the Constitution forbids denial of right to vote on basis of race or color.
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IOWA - Des Moines County

Baptist Church (added 1977 - - #77000509)
Also known as Stone Church
W of Sperry off U.S. 61 , Sperry
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure
Current Function: Funerary, Religion
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Religious Structure

Burlington Public Library (added 1975 - - #75000682)
Also known as Free Public Library
501 N. 4th St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Sutherland,J.C., Hoyt,T.S.
Architectural Style: Other, Italianate, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Burlington and Missouri River Railroad Passenger Station (added 1976 - - #76000761)
237 S. 4th St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Freight House (added 1983 - - #83000351)
Front and High Sts. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Commerce/Trade, Rail-Related
Current Function: Work In Progress

Cascade Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000793)
S. Main St. over Cascade Ravine , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Boynton & Warriner
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

Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Station (added 2002 - - #01001540)
Also known as Burlington Depot
300 S Main St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holibard & Root
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related, Road-Related

Church of St. John the Baptist (added 1982 - - #82002615)
712 Division St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, European, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Crapo Park and Arboretum Historic District (added 1976 - - #76000762)
Bounded by Parkway Dr., Koestner, Madison Rd., and the Mississippi River , Burlington
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)

Darwin, Mary, House (added 1980 - - #80001445)
537 Summer St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Darwin,Mary Abigail Platt
Significant Year: 1886, 1866
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Des Moines County Court House (added 2003 - - #03000817)
Also known as PWA Docket IA 1529-F
513 N. Main St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Keffer and Jones
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Dodge, Augustus Caesar, House (added 1980 - - #80001446)
829 N. 5th St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Dodge,Augustus C.
Significant Year: 1868, 1869, 1865
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

First Congregational Church (added 1976 - - #76000763)
313 N. 4th St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Salter,William
Significant Year: 1870, 1867
Area of Significance: Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Flint River Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000792)
155th St. over Flint R. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Daniels & Webster
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

Forney, James M., House (added 1986 - - #86002689)
Also known as Cedar Knoll
401 Cedar , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Russell,Simeon
Architectural Style: Gothic Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

German Methodist Episcopal Church (added 1977 - - #77000508)
Also known as St. Paul's German Methodist Episcopal Church
7th and Washington Sts. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Social

Hawkeye Creek Bridge (added 1998 - - #98000790)
Hawkeye Rd. over Hawkeye Cr. , Mediapolis
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Illinois Steel Co., Clinton Bridge & Iron Works
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

Hedge Block (added 1982 - - #82000405)
Also known as Johnson-Rasmussen Building
401-407 Jefferson St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dunha,Charles A.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Education
Historic Sub-function: Business, College
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Heritage Hill Historic District (added 1982 - - #82000406)
Roughly bounded by Central Ave., High, 3rd, and Jefferson Sts. , Burlington
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

Hotel Burlington (added 1987 - - #87002214)
206 N. Third St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burrows,Parke T., Temple,Seth E.
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Work In Progress

Jagger-Churchill House (added 1982 - - #82002616)
Also known as Old House
201 Spring St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Mason, Charles, House (added 1987 - - #80001447)
931 N. 6th St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Reid,David, Lloyd,Louis
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Historic Person: Mason,Charles
Significant Year: 1870, 1869
Area of Significance: Law, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Melcher, Dennis Melcher, Pottery and House (added 2003 - - #03000832)
22981 and 22982 Agency Rd. , Danville
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Schramm Building (added 1999 - - #99000310)
Also known as Jochims Building
212 Jefferson St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Specialty Store

Snake Alley (added 1974 - - #74000783)
Also known as See Also:Snake Alley Historic District
N. 6th St., between Washington and Columbia Sts. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Steyh,William
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Snake Alley Historic District (added 1975 - - #75000683)
Also known as See Also:Snake Alley
Roughly bounded by Columbia and Washington Sts., Cobblestone Alley, and Service Dr. , Burlington
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 - - #83000352)
101, 111 Clay and 110 Grand Sts. , Burlington
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: 1893, 1922, 1868
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

The Capitol Theater (added 1996 - - #96001373)
211 N. Third St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Nelson, Carl A., Wetherall & Harrison
Architectural Style: Art Deco, Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Union Hotel (added 2009 - - #93000328)
Also known as New Grimes Block
301--311 S. Main St. , Burlington
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Grimes, James W.
Significant Year: 1867
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, Restaurant
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

West Jefferson Street Historic District (added 1991 - - #91000409)
Also known as See Also:Hedge Block
Roughly the 400 to 800 blocks of W. Jefferson St. , Burlington
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

Yellow Spring Creek Bridge (added 2003 - - #98000791)
Sperry Rd. over Yellow Spring Cr. , Mediapolis
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Marsh & Brier, Marsh, James B.
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




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