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William Larrabee House (Montauk)
Montauk is certainly one of the most widely known and photographed of Iowa's houses. This well-deserved fame is due to the renown of its owner, William Larrabee, who was twice governor of the state; to its impressive location on a wooded hill overlooking the Turkey River and Clermont; and to the quality of its design. In style the two-story red brick dwelling is Italianate, and it has the usual characteristics of that mode: arched and circular or elliptical windows, bracketed eaves, and wide entablatures. In plan it has a ten-foot-wide central hall extending from front to back of
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