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1844
Samuel F. B. Morse send first telegraph message from Washington, D. C., to Baltimore, Maryland.
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IOWA - Howard County

Bohemian Savings Bank (added 1990 - - #88002806)
Also known as Decorah State Bank;Protivin Branch
Main St. , Protivin
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution

Cresco Opera House (added 1981 - - #81000245)
Also known as Cresco Theater
115 W. 2nd Ave. , Cresco
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Cresco Public Library (added 1983 - - #83004722)
320 N. Elm St. , Cresco
Owner: Local

Fellows, James C., House (added 1982 - - #82002621)
Main St. , Riceville
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Fellows,James C.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Fellows,James C.
Significant Year: 1870, 1856
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Howard County Courthouse (added 1981 - - #81000246)
Elm St. , Cresco
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Harlow,J.L., Everingham,B.D.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Kellow House (added 1977 - - #77000517)
Also known as Howard County Historical Society Museum
324 4th Ave., W. , Cresco
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kellow,William,Jr.
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Lime Springs Mill Complex (added 1977 - - #77000518)
Also known as Lidtke Mill
SR 157 , Lime Springs
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Polygonal Barn, New Oregon Township (added 1986 - - #86001437)
Off IA 39 , Cresco
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Animal Facility

South Ward School (added 1982 - - #82000408)
500 S. Elm St. , Cresco
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Byrne,James
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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