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Pearson House

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c. 1845. Northeast corner of Dodge St. and County Rd.
  • Pearson House (David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim)

The first floor of this late Federal-style house is of stone, while the second floor is of brick. There is a pair of wall chimneys in each of the gable ends of the building. The house was rebuilt after being damaged by a tornado in 1968; the present four-light double-hung windows are not original. The house was probably designed by its owner, Franklin Pearson, who was a master mason.

Writing Credits

David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim


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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Pearson House", [Keosauqua, 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, 328-328.

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