William P. Hepburn House

William P. Hepburn House
William P. Hepburn House
Hepburn house, seen from Lincoln Street
William P. Hepburn House is located in Iowa
Location: 321 West Lincoln Street, Clarinda, Iowa
Coordinates: 40°44′30″N 95°2′30.5″W / 40.74167°N 95.041806°W / 40.74167; -95.041806Coordinates: 40°44′30″N 95°2′30.5″W / 40.74167°N 95.041806°W / 40.74167; -95.041806
Built: 1867
Architect: Unknown
Architectural style: No Style Listed
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 73000736
Significant dates
Added to NRHP: June 04, 1973[1]
Designated NHL: December 8, 1976[2]

Col. William Peters Hepburn House, also known as William P. Hepburn House, was a home of William P. Hepburn. Hepburn an officer during the American Civil War. Later, he was elected to U.S. Congress, and he introduced the Hepburn Act of 1906. This act gave the Federal government the power to set railroad rates, and was an important precedent in Federal regulation of private industry.

The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.[2][3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html. 
  2. ^ a b "William P. Hepburn House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1330&ResourceType=Building. Retrieved 2007-10-03. 
  3. ^ Cathy A. Alexander and Ralph Christian (March 1976). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: William Peters Hepburn House / Dorothy Schwimmer HousePDF (495 KB). National Park Service  and Accompanying 4 photos, exterior, from 1972 and 1975.PDF (2.41 MB)

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