Nestled in a quaint and charming all-American town near the Cedar River and Clear Lake, Osage is known as the City of Maples due to its beautiful abundance of Maple Trees. With so much to do and see in this beautiful hilly northern Iowa town, visitors are never disappointed!
An architectural gem, built in the late 1860's for one of the town's first doctors, John L. Whitley and his wife Ada Chase Whitley whose father, Dr. S.B. Chase helped establish the town and was also responsible for planting hundreds of Maple trees that line the city streets. The Manor is an Italianate style structure with a magical four story tower topped by a mansard roof.