Gen. William Worth Belknap House

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Gen. William Worth Belknap House
Gen. William Worth Belknap House is located in Iowa
Gen. William Worth Belknap House
Location 511 N. 3rd St., Keokuk, Iowa
Coordinates 40°23′50″N 91°22′33″W / 40.39722°N 91.37583°W / 40.39722; -91.37583Coordinates: 40°23′50″N 91°22′33″W / 40.39722°N 91.37583°W / 40.39722; -91.37583
Built 1854
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 75000694[1]
Added to NRHP October 10, 1975

The Gen. William Worth Belknap House in Keokuk, Iowa, United States was built in 1854. The Greek Revival style house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1] William Worth Belknap moved to Keokuk from upstate New York in the 1853. He was elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1857. He was involved in several battles during the American Civil War and was brevetted a Major General. He served as Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Keokuk’s National Register of Historic Places". City of Keokuk. Retrieved 2011-05-19.