National Register of Historic Places listings in Iowa County, Wisconsin facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Iowa County, Wisconsin. It is intended to provide a comprehensive listing of entries in the National Register of Historic Places that are located in Iowa County, Wisconsin. The locations of National Register properties for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below may be seen in a map.
There are 40 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.
- This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted March 24, 2017.
|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|1||Archeological Site No. 47Ia167||
|2||Archeological Site No. 47Ia168||
|3||William Henry Brisbane House||
|Reimann Rd., .6 mi. S of US 14
||Arena||Unusual (for Wisconsin) 2.5 story Gothic Revival-styled I-house, built in 1868 for Brisbane, a former South Carolina slave owner who became a nationally prominent abolitionist.|
|Off WI K N of US 18/151
||Barneveld||2-story Greek Revival-styled house with walls of locally-quarried limestone, built in 1860. Henry and Sarah Cassidy were early settlers in Barneveld.|
|6||DNR No. 4 Rockshelter||
|7||DNR No. 5 Archeological Site||
|8||Dodge Mining Camp Cabin||
|205 E. Fountain St.
||Dodgeville||Settlement-era log cabin built in 1827, possibly by Henry Dodge, who led one of the first lead-mining parties into the area. Remodeled in the 1840s with clapboard siding and trim.|
|9||Gottschall Site (47Ia80)||
||Highland||Sandstone rockshelter where rituals were performed from at least 500 B.C. to 1100 A.D. Artifacts include a painted sandstone head and a rock painting which seems to depict Red Horn, a Siouan hero.|
|10||Grove Street Historic District||
|304-316 Grove St.
||Barneveld||Group of six modest homes and landscaping which survived the Barneveld tornado of 1984, giving a sample of how Barneveld looked before the disaster. They are the 1901 Osborn house (pictured at left), the 1901 Peterson house, the 1910 Doescher house, the 1910 Manteufel house, the 1910 Carden house, and the 1925 Vollen bungalow.|
|202 W. Wood St.
||Barneveld||Queen Anne home with unusual lintels above the windows, built around 1890 by the owner of the local lumberyard, in hopes of renting rooms to visitors to a local mineral spring.|
|12||Hole-in-the-Wall No. 1 Cave||
|1 mi. S of CTH H on CTH T
||Ridgeway||Wooden Greek Revival-styled rural church built in 1862 by English and Welsh settlers. Also the cemetery, with burials older than the building.|
|203 N. Garfield St.
||Barneveld||Ornate Queen Anne cottage built around 1891 by Fred Lampop, who owned a livery stable and farm machine business.|
|15||Iowa County Courthouse||
|SW corner of Iowa and Chapel Sts.
||Dodgeville||Temple-style Greek Revival courthouse, designed by Ernest Wiesen of Mineral Point and built in 1859 of locally-quarried limestone by Cornish stoneworkers. Additions followed in 1893, 1927, etc. Oldest continuously used courthouse in Wisconsin.|
|16||Iowa Street Historic District||
|Roughly, Iowa St. from Division St. to Diagonal St.
||Dodgeville||Dodgeville's old downtown, including the 1859 Greek Revival Iowa County Courthouse, the 1888 Italianate-styled Ford hardware store, the 1901 Queen Anne Auditorium (opera house), the 1919 Neoclassical-styled First National Bank, the 1922 Commercial Craftsman Pollard harness shop, and the 1940 Art Deco Commonwealth Telephone Company.|
|17||David J. and Maggie Jones House||
|201 E. Swayne St. (now 1121 Professional Dr.)
||Dodgeville||Italianate-styled frame house built in 1878 for J.C. Hocking, Cornish immigrant, miner and businessman. Occupied from 1879 by David J. Jones, Welsh immigrant, Civil War veteran, miner, and real estate speculator.|
|104 W. Wood St.
||Barneveld||American Foursquare house with Queen-Anne-ish decorative shinglework in the dormers, built in 1911 for William Dagenhardt, who owned a warehouse.|
|19||Linden High School||
|344 E. Main St.
||Linden||2-story brick high school designed by H.T. Liebert of Antigo in German Renaissance Revival style and built by Thomas Cretney of Ridgeville in 1913, when zinc-mining was booming in Linden. Grades 1-8 resided on the first floor, high school on the 2nd, and a science lab on 3rd. Razed in 1996.|
|20||Linden Methodist Church||
|Main and Church Sts.
||Linden||Limestone-block church designed by Thomas Blake and built by Cornish masons for the Methodist congregation in 1851. In 1870 they added a pine and walnut balcony around three walls inside, and around 1877 the steeple.|
|22||McCoy Rock Art Site||
|23||Mineral Point Hill||
|Roughly bounded by WI 23, Copper, Dodge, and Shake Rag Sts.
||Mineral Point||Hill across from Shake Rag Street where most of Mineral Point's lead was mined from 1830 to 1855. Also the site of the Merry Christmas zinc mine, opened around 1906.|
|24||Mineral Point Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Ross, Shake Rag, 9th, and Bend Sts.
||Mineral Point||Historic part of the early lead-mining community and Wisconsin's 3rd oldest city, including limestone cottages on Shake Rag Street built by Cornish lead miners in the 1830s and 40s, the 1838 Greek Revival Odd Fellows Hall, the 1839 Greek Revival Moses Strong house, the 1845 Gothic Revival Trinity Episcopal church, the 1849 Boomtown style Washburn and Woodman Bank, the c. 1850 Federal style Wade house, the 1856 Depot, and the 1878 Mineral Springs Brewery.|
|25||Old Rock School||
|914 Bequette St.
||Dodgeville||2-story school built of coursed limestone rubble by Cornish immigrant Thomas Carkeek in 1853 - one of Dodgeville's first two permanent schools. Converted to a residence in 1882, and restored to historical form around 1970.|
|114 Shake Rag St.
||Mineral Point||Three cottages of early lead-miners, built of local limestone in the 1840s, facing the hill where they mined. Pendarvis is the name of one, which resembles a Cornish cottage. Restored starting in 1935, and now a historical museum.|
|27||Plum Grove Primitive Methodist Church||
|Co. Rd. BB, 0.7 mi. S of jct. with US 18/151
||Ridgeway||Small Gothic Revival-style church, built in 1882 by a Methodist faction which split off over whether an organ should accompany the choir. Re-used as a community hall in 1934.|
|28||Pulaski Presbyterian Church Complex||
|6757 County Road P
||Pulaski||Wooden Gothic Revival-styled church, built in 1874 by the rural Presbyterian congregation to replace an earlier log church. Also the wooden schoolhouse built in 1901.|
|302 Front St.
||Barneveld||1.5-story bungalow designed and built around 1920 by John Lewis.|
|205 N. Grove St.
||Barneveld||Gabled-ell house with Queen Ann-styled windows and decorative shingles, probably constructed in the 1880s.|
|32||Sawle Mound Group Archeological District||
|SE of Spring Green in Tower Hill State Park
||Spring Green||Reconstructed 1831 shot tower where regionally mined lead was manufactured into lead shot.|
|1126 WI QQ, E of jct. with WI 39
||Mineral Point||Center of operations of British immigrant James Spensley, including the site of his lead-smelting furnace, his Italianate-styled limestone house built in the 1850s, the barn where he bred cattle, his spring house, and ruins of various other structures.|
|2 mi. S of Spring Green on WI 23
||Spring Green||Home, studio and farm complex of architect Frank Lloyd Wright, built in 1911 and rebuilt and modified after fires and Wright's new ideas. Includes Wright's home, the 1902 Hillside Home School, the 1938 Midway Farms, and the 1896 Romeo and Juliet Windmill.|
|37||Thomas Stone Barn||
|7777 WI 18-151
||Brigham||Largely intact barn built around 1881 for Welshman Walter Thomas, with high limestone walls and gable roof, originally built for sheltering stock and hay, and later adapted for dairying.|
|S of Spring Green off WI 23
||Spring Green||1886 Shingle style chapel designed by Joseph Lyman Silsbee, with assistance from his protege Frank Lloyd Wright, for Wright's Unitarian minister uncle Jenkin Lloyd Jones.|
|39||Wyoming Valley School||
|6306 WI 23
||Wyoming||Two-room grade school, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1957 in the valley where Wright spent summers as a boy. Now serves as a local cultural center.|
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