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Welcome to the Fairfield Heritage Tour

Come explore the rich heritage of architecture and places in Fairfield, Iowa

The Heritage Tour includes:

Clarke House

   ⚫ An architecturally distinctive Barry Byrne-designed prairie style home (one of the best in the Midwest).

   ⚫ The first Carnegie Public Library west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which became the funding model for 1,688 more Carnegie libraries in the U.S. alone, with more overseas.

   ⚫ A downtown Square recognized as the "best in Iowa."

 

Courthouse

   ⚫ A Richardsonian Romanesque style courthouse built in 1893.  The interior was remodeled for 21st century usage.

   ⚫ An excellent example of Streamline Moderne design, designed in 1955 for a local bank.

   ⚫ A dwelling built in 1838 (a log house).

 

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