Posted on February 16, 2011 by jphyman
Grant Park Manufacturing District
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Posted on November 19, 2010 by Marci
From: Souvenir of Des Moines, L.H. Nelson Co., 1907.
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Posted on November 4, 2010 by Marci
A couple of weeks ago I attended a conference session about researching your historic property. Paula Mohr from the State Historic Preservation Office provided a great presentation. You may view the presentation she shared with us below.
***You may access the Sanborn maps through the DMPL website here. You just need your library card and PIN numbers (PINs are sometimes the last 4 of your phone number).
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