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Presbyterian Church

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1854–1855. North side of Walnut St., corner of 2nd St.

The proportions and roof pitch of the church are Greek Revival, although all of its detailing, including its tower and spire, is Gothic Revival. Thin buttresses project from the walls and corners of the building, and those on the corners have finials. Windows and doors have pointed arches and there is a small round window (containing three circles) over the entrance doorway.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Presbyterian Church", [Keosauqua, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-SO018.

Print Source

Buildings of Iowa, David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 312-312.

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