Report on the Major Stone Types on the Iowa State Capital Building, Des Moines, Iowa,

Report on the Major Stone Types on the Iowa State Capital Building, Des Moines, Iowa,. University of Iowa

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Abstract

A review of historical documentation related to the construction of the Iowa State Capitol Building in Des Moines has led to the identification of 5 primary building stones. These are granite, limestones from Johnson and Madison Counties in Iowa, and sandstones from Ste. Genevieve and Carroll Counties in Missouri.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Stone, State Capitol, Iowa, Iowa History
Subjects: History and culture
ID Code: 26178
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 10 Jan 2018 17:15
Last Modified: 10 Jan 2018 17:15
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/26178