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Fort Atkinson State Preserve 

. Description:  reconstructed frontier fort from 1842 to 1849.  At one point there were 24 buildings inside the stockade and another 14 outside.  Located in the Volga River State Recreation Area
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Volga River Recreation Area
10225 Ivy Rd
Fayette IA 52142

Parent Organization:
Iowa DNR Parks, Recreation & Preserves Division
Contacts
Phone 319 425-4161
fax 319 425-3004
e-mail Volga_River@dnr.state.ia.us
URL
 Iowa State Parks
   http://www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/fort_atkinson.html
Silos & Smokestacks   http://silosandsmokestacks.org/resources/FieldTripGuide/
Winneshiek/fort_atkinson_military_post.htm
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Mem Day - Lab Day (fort grounds)  call ahead to schedule tour or have museum opened daylight daylight daylight daylight daylight daylight daylight
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What kind of visit you can have: reconstructed fort, located near city of Fort Atkinson, in a state preserve.
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Buildings: Stockade, Blockhouse
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Butler House 214 West Maple Street
West Union IA 52175
319 422-5944
Hawkeye House 235 West Main Street
Hawkeye IA 52147
319 427-3787
B's B&B 12426 Concord Avenue
Luana IA 52156
319 864-3681
Calmar Guest House 103 West North Street
Calmar IA 52132
319 562-3851
D&L B&B 407 1st Avenue SW
Tripoli, IA 50676
319 882-3074
Elkader B&B 401 1st Street NW
Elkader IA 52043
319 245-1522
Old Sheperd House 256 West Tilden Street
Postville IA 52162
319 864-3452
Old World Inn 331 South Main Street
Spillville IA 52168
319 562-3739
Taylor Made B&B 330 South Main Street
Spillville IA 52168
319 562-3958
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Elms Motel 705 Highway 150 S
West Union IA 52175
319 422-3841
Lilac Motel 310 Highway 150 N
West Union IA 52175
319 422-3861
Maple Motel PO Box 88
Fayette IA 52142
319 425-3335
Super 8 Motel 108 Highway 150 S
West Union IA 52175
319 422-3464
Brick City Inn 122 Mill Street
Clermont IA 52135
319 423-5151
Meadow Mist Motel Highway 3
Oelwein IA 50662
319 283-3330
Franklin Hotel 102 Elkader Street
Strawberry Point IA 52076
319 933-4788
Ivy Rose Inn 624 Commercial Street
Strawberry Point IA 52076
319 933-4485
Strawberry Motel 515 West Mission Street
Strawberry Point IA 52076
319 933-6163
Yankee Scoreboard Hotel 122 South Frederick Avenue
Oelwein IA 50662
319 283-5016
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