John New/ C. Aikin House

Architectural Tour of Clinton

John New/ C. Aikin House

Clinton, Iowa 52732, United States

Created By: Matt Parbs


John New/ C. Aikin House, 325 South Bluff Boulevard; c. 1837. A one-story house with basement, the structure if os local limestone. The roof is hipped and one wing has a gable roof. Roofing is now of asphalt shingles instead of original wood shakes. Other alterations include the Frame construction of a room as infill of an original porch. At the rear of the building is a one-story gabled roofed frame addition. The entry to the house has had trelliswork constructed above the door. Shutters have been removed and the windows replaced. The house if the oldest known structure in Clinton still standing. The house was a station on the underground railroad before the Civil War. 

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


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