The Amanda Garvin Cottage

The Amanda Garvin Cottage (HM1NAO)

Location: West Branch, IA 52358 Cedar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 40.253', W 91° 20.805'

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Miss Amanda Garvin purchased this lot in 1870 and by 1872 had this small frame cottage built. She resided here until 1878. Herbert Hoover was familiar with this house and would have passed it often to and from school. The Garvin Cottage is considered to be a handsome example of Gothic Revival architecture as it developed in eastern Iowa in the 1870's.
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Date Added Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 637623 N 4614556
Decimal Degrees41.67088333, -91.34675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 40.253', W 91° 20.805'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 40' 15.18" N, 91° 20' 48.3" W
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Area Code(s)319
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-125 Co Hwy X30, West Branch IA 52358, US
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