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Historic Post Office, Bentonsport, IA

Bentonsport - National Register of Historic Places Ref # 72000482, date listed 19720425

. E of Keosauqua on the Des Moines River

. Bentonsport, IA (Van Buren County)

. The Bentonsport Post Office, built in 1852, has features of the English Renaissance style. Constructed of solid walnut, this one-and-a-half story building has Gothic details in the cornice, small-paned windows, and shutters. Bentonsport’s was the 7th post office to be opened in Iowa. The post office, not always in this building, closed in the early 1940s. (1)

. References (1) Bentonsport History

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  • Uploaded on December 4, 2012
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    by Tim Stewart
    • Camera: SONY DSC-HX20V
    • Taken on 2012/09/17 11:37:17
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    • Focal Length: 4.97mm
    • F/Stop: f/3.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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