You are here

Oskaloosa

-A A +A

The site of Oskaloosa was selected as the seat of Mahaska County in 1844. It was situated on an open prairie between the Des Moines and the Skunk rivers. Two colleges were eventually located within the community, William Penn College and John Fletcher College. At present the two colleges are Oskaloosa Christian School and Vennard College.

Writing Credits

Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,