The Old Capital

by Kevin Shea April. 26, 2020 225 views

The Old Capital Building was constructed in 1842 and served as the primary government building for the state of Iowa. The capital was moved to Des Moines in 1857 and the Old Capital Building became the first permanent building owned by the University of Iowa, at least according to Wikipedia. The Old Capital Building now serves as the iconic centerpiece of the University of Iowa's campus, the more ya know.

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