All Places

Hopkins Grove Church

Appears on the 1875 map and still exists today!

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Panther

Former location of the Panther Store. There is a historical marker nearby.

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Capitol Drive-in Theater

This theater opened in 1952 and was demolished in the 1980s.

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Former Canary Lake

Drained, possibly in the 1920s?

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Drake Observatory

Built in 1921

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Des Moines Golf and Country Club

Third site of the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, later Dowling High School. Built in the 1920s...

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Site of first Des Moines Golf and Country Club

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Beginnings of I235

Check the 1960s map.

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Norwood #2 Coal Mine

Active around 1885

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Shuler Coal Mine

A large coal mine in operation from 1921 - 1949.

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Jordan House

Built in 1850, Jordan House was used as part of the Underground Railroad.

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