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

Amana General Store

 
 
Amana General Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
1. Amana General Store Marker
Inscription.

The sandstone and frame building was erected in 1856 as a general store and a second floor residence. In 1890, the brick addition was erected. The Amana Society Main Office (Corporate Headquarters) was located in the frame portion of the building from 1932 to 1973.
 
Erected by Amana Society.
 
Location. 41° 48.008′ N, 91° 52.265′ W. Marker is in Amana, Iowa, in Iowa County. Marker is on 220th Trail west of 45th Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4423 220th Trail, Amana IA 52203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wickery (a few steps from this marker); Wash House and Woodshed (within shouting distance of this marker); Ronneburg Restaurant (within shouting distance of this marker); Ackermann Residence (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amana Colonies (about 400 feet away); Wohn Haus (about 600 feet away); Windmill House (about 600 feet away); Amana History (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Amana.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Amana Society, Inc. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)

Amana General Store image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 10, 2015
2. Amana General Store
Marker is on the wall to left of entrance, obscured by porch post

2. The History of Amana. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The Amana Colonies. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. Amana Colonies National Register Nomination. (Submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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