The Decorah Historic Preservation Commission’s primary purpose is to promote the educational, cultural, economic and general welfare of the public through the recognition, enhancement and perpetuation of sites and districts of historical and cultural significance.  The Commission is a state-of-Iowa approved Certified Local Government agency.

Meetings

Please join us for our regular meetings.  The Commission typically meets on the second Monday of each month @ 4:30 p.m. in the Decorah Municipal Building.  The agenda and changes in the meeting schedule are posted in the Municipal Building lobby during the week before meetings.

The Commission's complete minutes from 2007 to the present are available here.

Commission Members

A list of the appointed Commission members, along with their terms, can be found here.

Decorah Historic Preservation Commission

Gallery of Decorah's Historic Places

Woolen Mill

Woolen Mill

Broadway-Phelps Park Broadway StreetHistoric District

Ellsworth-Porter House

Ice Cave

Ice Cave

Painter-Bernatz MillPainter-Bernatz Mill

Cooley-Whitney House

Cooley-Whitney House