Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District

Jct. of Avenue G and US 61
Fort Madison, Iowa

Historic Document

Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District is located in Lee County, Iowa certified as a historic location on Friday December 18, 1992. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Government, more specifically a Correctional Facility. Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Law, Architecture.

Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District Information

Other Name: Municipal, County and State Corrections Properties MPS
Other Name: Cellhouse 18;Cellhouse 19;Cellhouse 20
Ownership Type: State
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1913, 1925, 1931
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Architect, builder, or engineer: Liebbe,Henry Franz; Liebbe,Henry Jackson
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Iowa State Penitentiary Cellhouses Historic District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 3
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
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:
Fort Madison Historic Locations Lee County Historic Locations Iowa Historic Locations