Friends of Muscatine Historic Preservation
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STATEWIDE PRESERVATION WORKSHOP
Friends of Historic Preservation
Muscatine, Iowa USA
We meet at 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in the Walnut Room of First National Bank (enter at E. 2nd & Walnut corner). All are welcome. Membership: Annual dues $20. Click HERE to download brochure--includes membership form. Send e-mail to Michael Maharry, President.
WORK IN PROGRESS
1402 Mulberry Avenue - The Henry Jayne House was acquired by the Muscatine Art Center and had to be moved. Click HERE to see photos and links to articles, etc. Also listed on the national "This Place Matters" site. Latest Muscatine Journal article: "Historic home: Move, sell or demolish." Click HERE for achitectural conservator's report.
PRESERVED & RESTORED
203 W. 3rd Street - The Alexander G. Clark House was built in 1878 by Muscatine's famed "Colored Orator of the West" who was named U.S. minister to Liberia by President Benjamin Harrison. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been recommended for nomination as a National Historic Landmark.
417 W. 3rd Street - Maharry project (once the home of Col. Fred Welker, a Civil War soldier for whom a local veterans' organization was named). Historic Oscar Grossheim photo (1909). Click HERE for more photos.
108 W. 5th Street - Reischauer residence
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National Register of Historic Places
State Historical Society of Iowa
Rock Island Preservation Society
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LOCAL PROPERTIES LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER
Click HERE for online listing.
CITY OF MUSCATINE
Historic Preservation Commission
The seven-member commission was created in 2000 by ordinance and is appointed by the mayor and council. HPC meets at 5:15 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, usually in the lower level conference room at City Hall. The meetings are open, and all are welcome. Contact the commission via city staff liaison Jim Rudisill at City Hall (563-264-1550).
© Daniel G. Clark, 2008-2011
Updated June 2, 2011