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Amana in Iowa County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Windmill House

ca. 1880

 
 
Windmill House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2011
1. Windmill House Marker
Inscription. The original use of this building is unknown. It was used to manufacture a feed additive for hogs from 1908-1932, so that it is commonly referred to as the "Hog Powder House."
 
Location. 41° 48.068′ N, 91° 52.373′ W. Marker is in Amana, Iowa, in Iowa County. Marker is on 220th Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Amana IA 52203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amana Colonies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ronneburg Restaurant (about 500 feet away); The Wickery (about 600 feet away); Amana General Store (about 600 feet away); Wash House and Woodshed (about 800 feet away); Ackermann Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wohn Haus (approx. 0.2 miles away); Amana History (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amana.
 
Also see . . .  Powder House - National Park Service. (Submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Windmill House image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 14, 2011
2. Windmill House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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