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Stringtown House

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Nearest city  Troy, Iowa
Built  1832
Opened  1832
Added to NRHP  16 April 1974
Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  74000780
Architectural style  Saltbox
Stringtown House
Location  East of Bloomfield off Iowa Highway 2

Stringtown House is located east of Bloomfield in rural Davis County, Iowa, United States. Stringtown was the first town established in the county. It was originally named Harpersvilie, then it was changed to Dover, before it became Stringtown. At one time the town had a mill, store, and hotel and other houses, but none of them are extant. Byron Wilson built this house in 1832. It is believed to be the oldest house still standing in the county, and the only one in its original condition. It is a 1½-story frame Saltbox structure was used as a stagecoach stop. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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