Waverly House (Waverly, Iowa)

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Waverly House
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Location 402 W. Bremer Ave.
Waverly, Iowa
Coordinates 42°43′33″N92°28′33″W / 42.72583°N 92.47583°W / 42.72583; -92.47583 Coordinates: 42°43′33″N92°28′33″W / 42.72583°N 92.47583°W / 42.72583; -92.47583
Area less than one acre
Built 1863
NRHP reference # 76000735 [1]
Added to NRHP December 12, 1976

Waverly House, also known as the Bremer County Historical Society Museum, is a historic building located in Waverly, Iowa, United States. Built in 1863, the three-story brick building features a two-story ell in the back. For its first ten months it served as a stage coach stop. In 1864 the railroad arrived in Waverly and the building was converted into a hotel. After 20 years as a hotel it was converted into an apartment building. It was converted once again in 1905 by CaPhenin Chemical to manufacture medication. [2] They used the building until 1960, and the city planned to tear it down and the use the property for a parking lot. Local citizens saved the building, and it was converted a fourth time by the Bremer County Historical Society into a museum. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. [1]

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