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Property Name Woodlawn Cemetery Gates and Shelter
Reference Number 16000688
State IA
County Washington
Town Washington
Street Address 501 W. Adams
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 10/4/2016
Areas of Significance Architecture
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/16000688.pdf
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The Woodlawn Cemetery Gates and Shelter property is locally significant under Criterion C as a rare example of the Egyptian Revival architecture. The style was used in the design of grave markers and mausoleums, however is rarer in other property types. Criteria consideration D is met by nominating the gates and shelter for their architectural significance.

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