1200 Senate Ave & Hwy 34 • Red Oak, IA 51566 • 1-800-544-6002

The Red Coach Inn & Restaurant

Historic Tour of Red Oak & Heritage Hill

Take a stroll or drive along Red Oak's historic Heritage Hill Tour and
experience the community's hallmark collection of turn-of-the-century
architecture.  The tour embodies a wide range of architectural styles
including excellent examples of Queen Anne, Georgian, Italianate,
English Tudor, Colonial Revival, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie Style.  
The locations included on the Heritage Hill Tour were built from the
1870's through 1916.
 
The tour begins at the Montgomery County Courthouse, built in 1890 of
red Missouri limestone.  This building of Richardsonian Romanesque
design is listed on the National Historic Preservation Register.

Your tour ends at one of Red Oak's most outstanding attractions,
the Chautauqua Pavilion located in Chautauqua Park.  This pavilion,
built in 1907, is the largest covered pavilion west of the Mississippi
and is also listed on the National Historic Preservation Register. 
 
Other places of interest include the Carnegie Public Library,
the Murphy Calendar Company building,
and the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Depot,
which has been restored to its original 1903 charm,
and houses a WWII Memorial Museum. 
All are listed on the National Historic Preservation Register
 
Other places listed on the National Historic Register include: 
Firehouse Restaurant, the Osborne House,
and the Colonel Hebard House.
 
Obtain your free copy in the Red Coach Inn lobby:
Guide to Historic Tour of Red Oak and Heritage Hill

 

  
Thursday June 21, 2018