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Carter House (Elkader, Iowa)

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Built  1850
Opened  1850
Added to NRHP  7 November 1976
NRHP Reference #  76000744
Phone  +1 563-245-3708
Carter House (Elkader, Iowa)
Location  101 High St., SE Elkader, Iowa
Address  101 2nd St SE, Elkader, IA 52043, USA
Architectural style  Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Elkader Keystone Bridge, Elkader Opera House, Motor Mill Historic District, St Joseph's Catholic

Carter House in Elkader, Iowa, also known as W. C. Reimer House, is a Greek Revival building built in 1850 as a duplex by brothers Ernest and Henry Carter.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1976. Its 1975 NRHP nomination document calls it a "lovely Greek Revival home" which "contributes substantially to the historic ambience of Elkader", having greater effect due to its location across from the historic Clayton County Courthouse. As of 1975, it was relatively unaltered, besides having plumbing and electric service added.

In 2016, it is operated as a 19th-century period historic house museum by the Elkader Historical Society.

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Carter House (Elkader, Iowa) Wikipedia


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