|The 1875 Early Mansion in Sac City, IA.|
|Closeup showing the elaborate porch, brackets and window hoods.|
Another fine Iowa example of the Second Empire style is the Harker House in Storm Lake, IA. This cottage was built by 1875 by J. M. Russell for $500 dollars. Although smaller than the Early Mansion, the Harker House features many of the same design elements. The Harker House has been preserved as a house museum with many of its original furnishings thanks to efforts of Russell's granddaughter Nora Harker.
|The 1875 Harker House in Storm Lake, IA.|
To visit the Harken House, check out their web page or visit their Facebook page.