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Lucas House (Plum Grove)
Robert Lucas was the first territorial governor of Iowa. He modeled his 1844 house, built on some 80 acres south of Iowa City, on his earlier house, Friendly Grove, in Ohio, where he had served two terms as governor. Plum Grove, a 30-by-30-foot two-story gable-roofed brick house, is a classic example of the Federal architectural tradition continuing with
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