Herbert Hoover National Historic Site

Off I-80, West Branch, Iowa

Photos 

Herbert Hoover Birthplace House

1. EAST FRONT

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Birthplace of President Herbert Hoover. Architecturally, interesting as an example of vernacular construction. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS IA-21)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000110
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Religion
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; B - Person
Property type
District
Historic functions
Religious structure; Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current functions
Museum; Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Park
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1874; 1885
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 28
Contributing structures: 8
Contributing sites: 14
Contributing objects: 8
Non-contributing buildings: 5
Non-contributing structures: 4

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • July 16, 2013: New photos from Dave King
  • July 22, 2010: New photos from John Reidy

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