Secrest Octagon Barn

The Secrest Octagon Barn is an historic octagonal barn which is located near Downey, Johnson County, Iowa. The barn was constructed in 1883 by George Frank Longerbean, an untrained builder, for Joshua Hunt Secrest, a local farmer.

On November 5, 1974, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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Iowa City, IA
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Rusty the Giant Sloth Rusty the Giant Sloth
Macbride Hall (On The Corner Of Clinton & Jefferson Streets)
Iowa City, 52242

Rusty the Giant Sloth makes his home at the University of Iowa Museum of Natural History, and delights visitors of all ages by teaching us about life in Iowa during the Ice Age.

Plum Grove Historic Home Plum Grove Historic Home
1030 Carroll Street
Iowa City, 52240

Plum Grove was the home of Iowa’s first Territorial Governor, Robert Lucas and his wife Friendly. The seven-room Greek Revival home constructed in 1844 was originally part of the Lucas family’s 360 acre farm just southeast of Iowa City.

Asian American Coalition (UIOWA) Asian American Coalition (UIOWA)
223 Lucon Dr
Iowa City, 52246

We are dedicated in building a stronger Asian American community both on and off campus by motivating YOU to immerse yourself in becoming more active in an ever growing diverse world.

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History
17 N. Clinton St.
Iowa City, 52242

Admission is always free!

Pentacrest Museums, University of Iowa Pentacrest Museums, University of Iowa
Intersection Of Iowa Ave And Clinton St
Iowa City, 52245

The University of Iowa Pentacrest Museum is the overarching organization maintaining the Old Capitol Museum and the UI Museum of Natural History

Kinnick Stadium Kinnick Stadium
Iowa City