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Old Fort Madison, Fort Madison

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#180 of 688 in Things to do in Iowa
Military Facility · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • My wife and I toured the Fort and were quite fascinated by the attention to detail and the historical knowledge of the docent. If your ever in Fort Madison, don’t pass up opportunity to tour this...  more »
  • Although not the original fort, this replica is is very interesting. The guide we had was very knowledgeable about local history in general and 1800 military life in particular. Lots of actual items.....  more »
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  • It is right in the Mississippi River so the view is breathtaking. There is a lovely walking path along the Waters edge and an old fort where they do re- enactments which re fun for the kids. The town is very friendly and quiet. It is a great place to relax, unwind, and just enjoy a bit of tranquility.
  • I loved the place. It is not a free museum. But we we offered a discount. The folks who work there dress is period clothes and talk with you in character, in the first person. It adds so much depth to the experience. They extremely knowledgeable as well.

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