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Pearson House

Pearson House

Constructed in 1847, this half-stone & half-brick home is one of the most memorable house in Keosauqua.

A prominent stop on the Underground Railroad, escaping slaves were hidden within a secret basement room until it was safe for them to proceed with their journey to freedom.

Maintained by the Van Buren County Historical Society, the Pearson House is open for touring.

For more information on the Pearson House or the Van Buren Historical Society, please call 319-293-3088.

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