Dillon Memorial

Also known as: Dillon Fountain
S. Main St., Davenport, Iowa

An upright, fluted column of concrete in the classic revival style.

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Overview Looking West

Photo taken by J.R. Manning

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Description 

An upright, fluted column of concrete in the classic revival style. It is a memorial to John Forrest Dillon, an Iowa Supreme Court Justice and United States Circuit Court judge. A bequeath after his death in 1914 funded this fountain and memorial to himself.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 7, 1983
Reference number
83002421
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Other architectural type; Neoclassical
Area of significance
Engineering
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Street furniture/object
Current function
Street furniture/object
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant years
1918; 1919

Update Log 

  • May 3, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • August 28, 2011: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status

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