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IOWA - Van Buren County - Historic Districts

Bentonsport **
(added 1972 - Van Buren County - #72000482)
E of Keosauqua on the Des Moines River, Keosauqua
(350 acres)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Local Gov't , 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 - Van Buren County - #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
(71 acres, 23 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924
Owner: Local Gov't , 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 - Van Buren County - #99000832)
Also known as Archeological Site 13VB200
411-419 First St., Bonaparte
(less then 1 acres, 1 building)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential, Event
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: England, Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Lacey--Keosauqua State Park, Bathing Area (Area C)
(added 1990 - Van Buren County - #90001670)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R., Keosauqua
(506 acres, 2 buildings, 16 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Social History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government
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 - Van Buren County - #90001668)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R., Keosauqua
(450 acres, 5 buildings, 2 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Social History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government
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 - Van Buren County - #90001669)
Also known as Van Buren Park
Off IA 1 on S bank of Des Moines R., Keosauqua
(129 acres, 4 buildings, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Design Office,Ames
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Conservation, Social History, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

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