County, Iowa, was produced by the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department
of the Interior, in cooperation with the Hardin County Community Development Council,
Hardin County Historic Preservation Commission, Iowa Falls Historic Preservation
Commission, Ackley Historic Preservation Commission, Silos & Smokestacks National
Heritage Area, Iowa State Historical Society, and the National Conference of State
Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO). It was created under the direction of
Carol D. Shull, Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places, National Park
Service, Patrick Andrus, Heritage Tourism Director, and Beth L. Savage, Publications
Director. Hardin County, Iowa, is based on information in the files of
the National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmarks collections.
These materials are kept at 800 North Capitol St., Washington, D.C., and are open
to the public from 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
The Hardin County Community Development Council and Iowa Falls Historic Preservation
Commission conceptualized and compiled all photographic and written materials
for the itinerary, especially guided by project manager Rod Scott. The itinerary
was designed by Nathan Poe, independent contractor with the National Register.
National Register web production team members Shannon Bell, Jeff Joeckel, and
Rustin Quaide (all of NCSHPO), coordinated project production and provided editorial
and web assistance. Yen M. Tang (National Council for Preservation Education)
assisted with preparing the photographs. Special thanks to those who provided
invaluable assistance including Jerry Aldrich; Lee Babcock; Sue Crotty, Curator
of the Iowa Falls Historical Society; Gene Farmer; Judy Staples; the Ackley Heritage
Center and Historic Society; and Lindsay Photography.