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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
(less then 1 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Morse,C.F., Dunham,J.M.
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: Local Gov't
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

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
(less then 1 acres, 3 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Liebbe,Henry Franz, Liebbe,Henry Jackson
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Law
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Correctional Facility
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Correctional Facility

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: Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924
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 Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949, 1950-1974
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

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