Grant Wood's "Fall Plowing" Rural Historic Landscape District

0.5 mi. N of jct. of Matsell Ln. and Stone City Rd., Viola, Iowa

Photos 

Grant Wood's Fall Plowing

Note the rolling hills and the cluster of farm buildings near the top of the painting.

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 30, 2003
Reference number
03000476
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Gabled front and wing house
Area of significance
Art
Levels of significance
State; Local
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
District
Historic functions
Agricultural fields; Single dwelling; Natural feature; Road-related; Animal facility
Current functions
Animal facility; Agricultural fields; Single dwelling; Natural feature
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1931
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4
Contributing sites: 1

Tags 

20th Century (29,076)
Built 1931 (507)
Built during 1930s (5,358)
District (10,518)
Grant Wood (7)
Iowa (2,524)
Linn County, Iowa (115)
Private owner (54,398)
Viola, Iowa (3)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2013: New photos from J.R. Manning

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