Mount Vernon, Iowa Historic Preservation Comission

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  • Guy Booth
  • Hugh Lifson
  • Leah Rogers
  • Ed Sauter
  • Skip Clark
  • Mary Iber
  • Sara Kelly
  • Pat Westercamp
  • Dick Thomas
  • Kay Johansen

Current Projects

  • Walking Tours
  • Educational Workshop – Preservation Issues
  • Survey of older barns and early garages
  • Preservation of Local Mural
  • City Records Preservation
  • City Heritage Days (history program)
  • Cemetery Records Preservation
  • Opportunities for Volunteers
  • Summer student Internship



To identify, interpret and protect the historic and archaeological resources of our community and encourage historic tourism.


Open to the publicFirst Saturday of each month at 9:15a.m.Visitors Center

Contact Us

Mount Vernon City Hall
213 1st St. SW.
Mount Vernon, IA 52314
Chair: Kay Johansen  

Main Street Iowa – Joe Jennison
Visitors Center
311 1st Street NW
Mt Vernon, IA 52314