American Women's League Chapter House (Peck, Idaho)

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American Women's League Chapter House
American Womens League Chapter House - Peck Idaho.jpg
The chapter house in 2015
American Women's League Chapter House (Peck, Idaho) is located in Idaho
American Women's League Chapter House (Peck, Idaho)
American Women's League Chapter House (Peck, Idaho) is located in the US
American Women's League Chapter House (Peck, Idaho)
Location 217 N. Main St., Peck, Idaho
Coordinates 46°28′30″N 116°25′20″W / 46.475049°N 116.422108°W / 46.475049; -116.422108Coordinates: 46°28′30″N 116°25′20″W / 46.475049°N 116.422108°W / 46.475049; -116.422108
Area less than one acre
Built 1909
Architect Helfensteller, Hirsch & Watson
Architectural style Prairie School
NRHP Reference # 86002158[1]
Added to NRHP September 4, 1986

The American Women's League Chapter House in Peck, Idaho was built in 1909. It was designed with Prairie School style elements by St. Louis architects Helfensteller, Hirsch & Watson. It was deemed historically significant as "a nearly unaltered example of AWL architecture", being the only one of Idaho's two American Women's League chapter houses that survives, and "for its association with the AWL movement and for its role as a center for local social and educational activities."[2]

At the time of this chapter house's nomination in 1986, it was not known by the nominator what the status was for the 39 other AWL chapter houses once existing in the United States, hence the national-level importance of this example was unknown.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b Jennifer Eastman Attebery (April 29, 1986). "American Women's League Chapter House / Peck Library" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-06-14.  with photo from 1986