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Grand Avenue, Terrace Hill

Grand Avenue, Terrace Hill

Title

Grand Avenue, Terrace Hill
Terrace Hill - home of Frederick M. Hubbell

Description

This mansion on Grand Avenue was built in 1867 for the businessman Benjamin F. Allen and his family. It later became the home of the Frederick M. Hubbell family. Mr. Hubbell was a prominent citizen who was a member of the firm Polk & Hubbell. He was also the president of Equitable Life Insurance Company. The structure is now owned by the state of Iowa, and used as the Governor's Mansion. Known as Terrace Hill, this property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Source

Special Collections, Cowles Library -- Drake University.

Publisher

Chicago, Il. : S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.

Date

1911
2005/06/03

Rights

U.S. and International copyright laws protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder. For permission to use the digital image, please contact: bart.schmidt@drake.edu

Relation

History of Des Moines and Polk County Iowa

Format

Photographic print, 3.5 x 5 in.

Type

Image

Identifier

v. 1, p. 740
dm0233b
http://ddr.lib.drake.edu/u?/du-hdm,222

Coverage

2300 Grand Ave.