Explore the Porter House​

The Porter House is an Italianate villa, constructed with bricks fired in local Decorah kilns.  When it was built in 1867, it cost $10,000.  In today's money, that's about $1.3 million!



Follow the links below to find out more about the house, its inhabitants, and its furnishings.

© Porter House Museum, PO Box 115, Decorah, IA 52101

© Photos courtesy Jessica Rilling • www.jessicarillingphotography.com