“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Amana, Iowa

Clickable Map of Iowa County, Iowa and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Iowa County, IA (17) Benton County, IA (1) Johnson County, IA (21) Keokuk County, IA (4) Linn County, IA (21) Poweshiek County, IA (1) Tama County, IA (3) Washington County, IA (3)  IowaCounty(17) Iowa County (17)  BentonCounty(1) Benton County (1)  JohnsonCounty(21) Johnson County (21)  KeokukCounty(4) Keokuk County (4)  LinnCounty(21) Linn County (21)  PoweshiekCounty(1) Poweshiek County (1)  TamaCounty(3) Tama County (3)  WashingtonCounty(3) Washington County (3)
Marengo is the county seat for Iowa County
Amana is in Iowa County
      Iowa County (17)  
      Benton County (1)  
      Johnson County (21)  
      Keokuk County (4)  
      Linn County (21)  
      Poweshiek County (1)  
      Tama County (3)  
      Washington County (3)  
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1 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Ackermann Residence1856
This building is one of the first constructed in the village and housed Amana's first communal kitchen. Its exterior walls are constructed of wide vertical wooden planks.Map (db m90207) HM
2 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Amana Colonies
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States U.S. Department . . . Map (db m229165) HM
3 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Amana General Store
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 . . . Map (db m90203) HM
4 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Amana History
Amana Colonies Iowa Historic Site This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places ———————— Members of a religious group known as the "Community of True Inspiration" . . . Map (db m90177) HM
5 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Amana Woolen Mill1857
The Amana Woolen Mill complex has been manufacturing fabric and blankets for over 150 years. This building escaped the 1923 mill fire and was restored in 1999 after a wind storm.Map (db m90205) HM
6 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Dredging Amana's Millrace
The Amana Millrace begins 6.5 miles west of here at the Iowa River. Workers from the seven Amana villages first began construction in 1865 using hand tools and oxen-drawn scrapers and wagons. The earthen levees were reinforced with wood posts and . . . Map (db m48305) HM
7 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Lily Lake, Amana Colonies
The Amana Lily Lake is an incidental creation brought about by the development of the mill race which supplies power to the woolen mill and which historically provided water power for numerous other Amana industries. Originally, a bog or wet field . . . Map (db m90215) HM
8 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Ronneburg Restaurant1860
This communal kitchen and residence was converted into a restaurant soon after the communal era. It has been home to the Ronneburg since 1950.Map (db m90182) HM
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9 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Site of the 35th World Plowing MatchesSeptember 9-10 1988
Hosted by Amana Society and the Iowa City Area Chamber of CommerceMap (db m90180) HM
10 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — The Wickery
Originally built as a watch house (wacht stube), in 1860, this structure has been used for a variety of purposes. The umbrella shop (schirm shop) was housed in this building for a period of time. Later the building housed the farmers' chicken shed . . . Map (db m90208) HM
11 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Wash House and Woodshedca.1865
The rear portion of this building is the original woodshed and wash house that served the Noe Kitchen next door. It was converted into a clock shop in 1966 and later an antique shop, for which the front addition was built in 1972.Map (db m90212) HM
12 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Water Power for Amana's Mills
Six and one-half miles in length, the Amana Millrace was built in 1865 - 1869 to provide waterpower for the community's mills in Middle Amana and Amana. Here at Amana the millrace powered the woolen mill, calico factory, flour mill and . . . Map (db m48297) HM
13 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Windmill Houseca. 1880
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."Map (db m48304) HM
14 Iowa, Iowa County, Amana — Wohn Haus
This building was constructed in 1881. The original purpose of the structure was as a communal residence. It remained a residential property until 1988.Map (db m90213) HM
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Dec. 3, 2023