January 22, 2022

New Online: Interactive Map Featuring Iowa Historical Sites

From the AP (via Chicago Tribune)

A new map featuring information about Iowa’s historical sites, National Register areas and cemeteries is now available online.

The Department of Cultural Affairs says it has uploaded information to its Iowa Site Inventory database on almost 114,000 historical and architectural properties, 280 National Register districts and 3,500 cemeteries. It can be accessed at http://ags.gis.iastate.edu/IsitesPublicAccess/.

Cultural Affairs director Mary Tiffany Cownie says the site marks the first time that the statewide inventory of cultural resources has been made available to the public in such an easy-to-use format.

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