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Herbert Hoover Birthplace House, Southwest corner of Penn & Downey Streets (moved), West Branch, Cedar County, IA

Herbert Hoover Birthplace House, Southwest corner of Penn & Downey Streets (moved), West Branch, Cedar County, IA

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Significance: Birthplace of President Herbert Hoover. Architecturally, interesting as an example of vernacular construction.
Survey number: HABS IA-21
Building/structure dates: ca. 1871 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1885 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1938 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000110



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Hoover, Herbert
Hoover, Jesse
McKay Construction Company
Wagner, William


cedar county41.67141, -91.34655
Google Map of 41.6714086, -91.3465521


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