United States Post Office and Courthouse (Keokuk, Iowa)

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U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
Lee County Courthouse in 1900.jpg
Courthouse in 1900
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Keokuk, Iowa) is located in Iowa
United States Post Office and Courthouse (Keokuk, Iowa)
Location 25 N. 7th St., Keokuk, Iowa
Coordinates 40°23′51″N 91°23′2″W / 40.39750°N 91.38389°W / 40.39750; -91.38389Coordinates: 40°23′51″N 91°23′2″W / 40.39750°N 91.38389°W / 40.39750; -91.38389
Area 0.7 acres (0.28 ha)
Built 1887
Architect Mifflin E. Bell
Architectural style Late Victorian, round-arch Victorian
NRHP Reference # 74000796[1]
Added to NRHP January 24, 1974

The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse in Keokuk, Iowa was built in 1887. It reflects Late Victorian and "round-arch Victorian" architecture. It served historically as a Federal courthouse and as a post office. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] The building currently serves as a courthouse for the southern part of Lee County. It is the only county in Iowa that is served by two courthouses.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "Lee County Courthouse". Iowa Judicial Branch. Retrieved 2011-02-15.