The Wickery

The Wickery (HM1P1A)

Location: Amana, IA 52203 Iowa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 48.009', W 91° 52.276'

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Originally built as a watch house (wacht stube), in 1860, this structure has been used for a variety of purposes. The umbrella shop (schirm shop) was housed in this building for a period of time. Later the building housed the farmers' chicken shed (farmers' h├╝hnerstall). The local farmers (non-Society) would bring their chickens to the Amana Store to be sold. The Store would hold the chickens in this structure until prices were optimum. This building was used as a warehouse in the 1930's. From 1942 to 1954, the Amana Post Office was located here. The belfry was added in July, 1936.
HM NumberHM1P1A
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Date Added Monday, November 2nd, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 593771 N 4628203
Decimal Degrees41.80015000, -91.87126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 48.009', W 91° 52.276'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 48' 0.54" N, 91° 52' 16.56" 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 4447-4493 220th Trail, Amana IA 52203, US
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