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Clear Lake State Park

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1938. South of Clear Lake
  • Clear Lake State Park (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

Going out to the south along the lake one will come across the 114-acre Clear Lake State Park. The principal shelter in the park presents itself as a medieval period revival dwelling (1938). The walls are of thick, rough limestone and the gable ends are of stained clapboard. The whole is covered with a low-pitched shingled roof, which presses everything down to the ground. A large bay window looks out from the end of one wing.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


What's Nearby


David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Clear Lake State Park", [Clear Lake, 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, 369-370.

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