Historic Preservation

The City of Ottumwa has an active Historic Preservation Commission that is also a Certified Local Government. We meet on the last Wednesday of every  month to plan projects and work on activities that result in the preservation of Ottumwa’s historic resources. For more information on the Ottumwa’s historic resources, please check out the following downloadable PDF’s

Ottumwa’s Historic Resources Website content from 2001 City of Ottumwa webpage

Ottumwa Central Business District  Survey June, 2013

Historical and Architectural Survey of the U.S. Naval Air Station Ottumwa, IA June, 2003

 Architectural and Historical Sites Survey of Ottumwa, IA June, 1993

A Survey of the John Morrell and Co. Meat Packing Plant, Ottumwa, IA April, 1991