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West Union in Fayette County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fayette County Historical Center

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Fayette County Historical Center Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2016
1. Fayette County Historical Center Marker
Inscription.  
Fayette County
Historical Center
has been placed on the

National Register
of Historical Places


by the United States
Department of the Interior as the

Maple View Sanitarium
Built 1903

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 42° 57.69′ N, 91° 48.368′ W. Marker is in West Union, Iowa, in Fayette County. Marker is on North Walnut Street just north of East Elm Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level directly on the west side of the subject building, just right of the west entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Walnut Street, West Union IA 52175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Wells (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park (approx. 8.3 miles away); Fort Atkinson (approx. 14.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Fayette County Historical Center. National Register of Historic Places #98000866.
Fayette County Historical Center (Maple View Sanitarium) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, August 23, 2016
2. Fayette County Historical Center (Maple View Sanitarium)
(marker visible just right of entrance)

 
Also see . . .  Maple View Sanitarium (Wikipedia). Maple View Sanitarium, also known as Community Hospital, Good Samaritan Nursing Home, and the Fayette County Historical Center, was built by Dr. Frank Beach Whitmore in 1903. The facility could accommodate 12 to 15 patients, it had its own operating room, and office. There was also a general store located in the commercial space on the main floor. (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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