Historical Preservation

Mission Statement: To promote the awareness of and appreciation for the preservation of historic sites.

Comission Members

Barbara J. Hackfort

Vicki Gach

Mary Baumhover

John DeBolt

Joni Rutten

Carolyn Siemann
City Council Liaison


Contact Person

Barbara J. Hackfort
Phone: (712) 792-1512
E-mail: bjhackfort@westianet.net


Walking Tour
Covers 10 sites to the north of the Lincoln Highway (Highway 30), all within walking distance of each other.  Includes homes connected to prominent residents of Carroll, the friezes on the Adams Middle School, the Trinity Episcopal Church (the last of the original church structures in Carroll), the old Wittrock building, and the Carnegie Library (currently the Carroll County Museum)

Driving Tour
Based south of the Lincoln Highway.  Includes some homes as well as sites such as the last of the "railroad" hotels, WPA structures, the Memorial Circle in the cemetery, and the site of the original Carroll County Fair, (which later had an airplane factory).

Portals to The Past

* Brochures and Video/DVD are available at the Carroll Chamber of Commerce or the Carroll County Museum.

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