Women's Christian Temperance Union Public Fountain

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Women's Christian Temperance Union Public Fountain
Women's Christian Temperance Union Public Fountain is located in Iowa
Women's Christian Temperance Union Public Fountain
Location Clarinda and Sheridan Sts., Shenandoah, Iowa
Coordinates 40°45′57″N 95°22′19″W / 40.76583°N 95.37194°W / 40.76583; -95.37194Coordinates: 40°45′57″N 95°22′19″W / 40.76583°N 95.37194°W / 40.76583; -95.37194
Area less than one acre
Built 1912
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 84001293[1]
Added to NRHP September 27, 1984

Women's Christian Temperance Union Public Fountain (W.C.T.U. Fountain) is a historic temperance fountain at Clarinda and Sheridan Streets in Shenandoah, Iowa.

It was built in 1912 by the Women's Christian Temperance Union to provide water as an alternative to alcohol consumption. The fountain was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.