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Fort Museum

. Description:  almost 20 buildings either moved to or built on old Fort grounds, Quartermaster's house remains from original fort
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Address:
The Fort Museum
PO Box 1798
1002 Kenyon Rd
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

Parent Organization:
City of Fort Dodge
Contacts
Phone 515 573-4231
e-mail:  mailto:thefort@frontiernet.net
 Fort Dodge Iowa
  http://www.fortmuseum.com/

 
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As of APR 2007 5 & under free 6-18 $3 $6    
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What kind of visit you can have:  20 exhibit buildings, many relocated and restored, including a stockaded fort.  There is a special exhibit on the Cardiff Giant, on of the greatest hoaxes of the 19th century.  Local volunteers portray solders stationed in the E Company barracks.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period  1850-1920 Type of Site  building collection
Buildings:  one-room school, drug store, blacksmith shop, blockhouse, E Co Barracks, Adjutants cabin, trading post, cabinet shop, newspaper office, livery, log home, general store, jail, sutler store
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