Iowa Soldiers' Orphans' Home

Also known as: Annie Wittenmyer Home, Wittenmyer Youth Center, Complex
2800 Eastern Ave., Davenport, Iowa


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1982
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Victorian: Queen Anne; English Period Cottage
Areas of significance
Social History; Architecture; Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic functions
School; Institutional housing; Religious structure; Cemetery; Auditorium; Horticulture facility; Hospital
Current functions
Government office; School; Museum; Institutional housing; Cemetery; Sport facility
Periods of significance
500-999 BC; 499-0 BC; 499-0 AD; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1865; 1880; 1884
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 25
Contributing sites: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 4
Non-contributing structures: 1