James H. Barum/Caleb B. McDowell House

Architectural Tour of Clinton

James H. Barum/Caleb B. McDowell House

Clinton, Iowa 52732, United States

Created By: Matt Parbs


James H. Barum/Caleb B. McDowell House, 2113 Roosevelt Street; c. 1865; J. H. Barnum, Builder.The building is a good example of an early brick vernacular house modified and enhanced with later Queen Anne Style additions. J. H. Barnum, an owner of a lumber yard in Lyons, who was also a builder and a developer, built this house for his own home. The additions were probably done later, when Jacob Peters owned the house. These were; an addition on the south and a porch (c. 1895) and the picture window bay.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Architectural Tour of Clinton


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