Welcome to the Fairfield Heritage Tour
Come explore the rich heritage of architecture and places in Fairfield, Iowa
The Heritage Tour includes:
⚫ An architecturally distinctive Barry Byrne-designed prairie style home (one of the best in the Midwest).
⚫ The first Carnegie Public Library west of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, which became the funding model for 1,688 more Carnegie libraries in the U.S. alone, with more overseas.
⚫ A downtown Square recognized as the "best in Iowa."
⚫ A Richardsonian Romanesque style courthouse built in 1893. The interior was remodeled for 21st century usage.
⚫ An excellent example of Streamline Moderne design, designed in 1955 for a local bank.
⚫ A dwelling built in 1838 (a log house).