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Old Fort Madison, Fort Madison

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  • It looked like an interesting enough attraction from the outside but we went without seeing any notice that it isn't open from October through March.  more »
  • Castile is traditional, beautiful coastAL Maine. I began my time at the harbor parking lot (decent public restrooms!) Where I found a walking map of the town highlights! Fort Madison was a little tric...  more »
  • We stopped at the Fort after a tour of the old penitentiary. What a treasure this gem is! Dr. Watkins was amazing. We spent over an hour listening to him bring the fort to life for us. This should be ...  more »
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  • $20 flat family rate, amazingly restored/preserved. Learned a lot.
  • Historical site very interesting very good views by the Mississippi River in Fort Madison. Give tours certain time of the year.
  • Great historical venue and a nice spot for family photos!
  • If you're interested in the War of 1812, this replica fort on the Mississippi River depicts life as it was then and the guides are knowledgeable and dressed in period clothing.
  • The tour was 8$ 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.

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