The Community Building, also known as Columbus Junction School 1882-1920, is a historic building located in Columbus Junction, Iowa, United States. It houses the Columbus Community Heritage Museum, and it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
|Location||122 E. Maple St.|
Columbus Junction, Iowa
|Area||less than one acre|
|NRHP reference No.||73000735|
|Added to NRHP||August 14, 1973|
The building was constructed as a school and served the function from 1882 to 1920. After being renovated by the Works Progress Administration it served as a gathering place for various community functions. The building was damaged in a fire in the 1960s and the first floor was restored to serve as a library and meeting room. Subsequently, the building has been renovated into a community history museum. The two-story brick structure is basically a large block with a wing on the south side. The entire structure is capped with a hip roof. The Vernacular style building features a prominent belfry, which is a reconstruction. The building's brick exterior appears to be a better quality than what was generally manufactured in Columbus Junction so it is assumed it was imported from elsewhere.
- Louisa County Libraries & Museums - includes hours for the Columbus Community Heritage Center
- Louisa County: Columbus Community Heritage Center