Motor Townsite

E of Elkader
Elkader, Iowa

Historic Document

Motor Townsite is located in Clayton County, Iowa certified as a historic location on Tuesday August 02, 1977. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Transportation, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Agriculture/Subsistence, more specifically a Hotel, Road-Related, Animal Facility, Manufacturing Facility, Secondary Structure. Motor Townsite was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Person and its significance in Industry, Exploration/Settlement.

Motor Townsite Information

Other Name: Motor Mill
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Names Associated With This Location: Thompson,John,et al.
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1868, 1875
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Pratt-Truss bridge
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Motor Townsite Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 170
Number of historically contributing buildings: 4
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 2
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Elkader Historic Locations Clayton County Historic Locations Iowa Historic Locations