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Marion County State Bank

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c. 1970. Southeast corner of Main and Independence streets

An auto-oriented bank building is here clad as a windmill, or perhaps one should say that a windmill has been placed upon the top of a bank building. The detailing of the building itself—including large-scale roof brackets, diamond-paned windows, and wood paneling—carries on the general theme of historic nineteenth-century architecture.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Marion County State Bank", [Pella, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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