Holland Theatre

Holland Theatre

The Holland Theatre in Bellefontaine, Ohio, was built using a “Dutch Style” of architecture, to create an atmospheric theatre. Built in 1931, the Holland originally had the capability for both cinema and stage plays, but it was known for large depictions of a 17th-century Dutch landscape that lined both interior

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Villa Louis

Villa Louis

The Villa Louis, also known as Dousman Mansion, is a National Historic Landmark located on St. Feriole Island, 521 Villa Louis Road, Prairie du Chien, WI. The elegant Villa Louis mansion designed by E. Townsend Mix, was built in 1871 in the Victorian Italianate style. The Villa and estate are

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Warren G. Harding House

Warren G. Harding Home

The Harding Home is a historic house museum at 380 Mount Vernon Avenue in Marion, Ohio. It was the residence of Warren G. Harding, 29th president of the United States. Harding and his future wife, Florence, designed the Queen Anne Style house in 1890, a year before their marriage. They

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Bohm Auditorium

Bohm Theatre

For more than 30 years local arts groups had worked to acquire the Bohm Theatre, but the project was cost prohibitive due to the acquisition costs, combined with necessary renovations. Since the late 1990s, the theatre had struggled, changing ownership several times through various land contracts, and with continued deterioration

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Shrewsbury-Windle House - Photo by Susan Fleck

Shrewsbury-Windle House

The Shrewsbury-Windle House is a National Historic Landmark at the heart of the nationally significant historic district of the booming 19th Century Ohio River community of Madison, IN. Built by local merchant Charles Shrewsbury between 1846-49 and designed by notable architect Francis Costigan, it is widely recognized as an outstanding

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Seth Peterson Cottage - Photo by Andrew Pielage

Seth Peterson Cottage

In 1958 Wisconsin resident Seth Peterson convinced Frank Lloyd Wright, who was then 90 years old, to design an 800 square foot cottage for him, on a steep wooded hill overlooking Mirror Lake. Framed by strong terrace buttresses of local Wisconsin sandstone, and with walls of the same stone, the

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Louis Sullivan Bank - Photo by Emery Photography

Louis Sullivan Bank

The Home Building Association Bank (or Home Building Association Company) is a historic building located at 1 North Third Street in Newark, Ohio. The bank was designed by noted Chicago architect Louis Sullivan. It was one of three banks designed by Sullivan in 1914, the other two being in Grinnell,

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Gen. Lew Wallace Study and Museum

Gen. Lew Wallace Study and Museum

Before authoring the best selling novel “Ben Hur, A Tale of the Christ” in 1880, Lew Wallace had a successful military career as a Union General during and after the Civil War. His retirement years spent writing afforded him the opportunity in 1895-98 to build his “pleasure house for my

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Keokuk Union Depot - Neal Vogel photo

Keokuk Union Depot

In 2011 the City of Keokuk, Iowa, acquired the Keokuk Union Depot from Pioneer Railcorp for the purpose of historic preservation and community use and leased the associated real estate for 99 years. Erected in 1891, the building was designed by the Chicago architectural firm Burnham and Root. It is

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Grant County Courthouse Murals

Grant Co. Courthouse Murals

The Grant County Courthouse is in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, the county seat of Grant County, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After a lengthy political and legal battle to secure the county seat for their developing community in the late 19th Century, the citizens of Elbow Lake

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