YWCA - Clinton, IA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 8Nuts MotherGoose
N 41° 50.332 W 090° 11.482
15T E 733200 N 4635700
Quick Description: Located in a historic home and a new building next door.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 6/17/2008 5:45:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM40EW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft
Views: 53

Long Description:
The Clinton YWCA was founded in 1915 by a group of women who met as a Bible study group. In 1921, the YWCA took over residence in the former mansion of lumber baron Lafayette Lamb. This house was built in 1877 and is currently on the National Registry of Historic Places. In the 1980’s a new structure was built adjacent to the Lamb home. The new building contains a swimming pool, large activity rooms, and the YWCA offices. The Lamb home is still used today to house the YWCA’s daycare center and the battered women’s shelter.
YMCA, YWCA: YWCA

Currently Being Used: Yes

Physical Address:
317 7th Ave S
Clinton, IA USA
52732


National Association: YWCA USA

Website: [Web Link]

Date local association was founded: 01/01/1915

Gym at this location?: yes

Temporary housing at this location?: yes

Daycare at this location?: yes

Local Association: Not listed

Date building was built: Not listed

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8Nuts MotherGoose visited YWCA - Clinton, IA 8/17/2006 8Nuts MotherGoose visited it