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Old Fort Madison, Fort Madison

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#55 of 87 in Sightseeing in Iowa
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  • In Downtown Fort Madison, between the Amtrak Railway (complete with restored Santa Fe Steam Engine 2913 - on display) and the Mississippi River. Parking outside the entrance, as the office opened, we ...  more »
  • Our plans were to travel the Mississippi stopping a various historical sites. Fort Madison did not disappoint us. On a typically hot, Iowa day we arrived, bought out tickets and entered the fort. Two ...  more »
  • While spending a father/son weekend in Quincy, IL, took a trip up to Fort Madison, IA to check out Old Fort Madison! Definitely glad we made the trip. The fort is small, and if you're just looking to ...  more »
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  • The tour was 8$ a person. It's self guided but there are costumed staff to answer questions. Had a great time , learned a lot, and got to see one reenacter fire a musket. There's also a lot of cool old documentation, so be sure to flip through the binders laying around.
  • Very interesting fort and history! Thoroughly enjoyed the information and exhibits.
  • Neat part of history. The gal inside was very personable and informative.
  • The guides give a pleasant narrative of what life was like in a fort along the Mississippi, and also the eastern edge of the Louisiana purchase. It was not an easy life trading with local and unpredictable tribes.
  • Went for my daughters field trip. Awesome guides, learned a lot!

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