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Scrogg House

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c. 1855. 524 N. 3rd St.

This Italianate French Second Empire-style dwelling could appropriately be called a mansion. The entablature of the house is of brick that has been paneled in wood, with pairs of wood brackets springing upward to support the overhanging roof. Sometime in this century the house was “Colonialized” by the addition of a broad porch with Ionic columns which curves around two sides of the house.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Scrogg House", [Keokuk, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 112-112.

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