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Old Fort Madison 

. Description:  reconstruction of first military fort on upper Mississippi, from 1808-1813 active costumed interpreters, hands-on activities
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How to find: 
Address:
Riverview Park & Highway 61
Fort Madison, IA 52627

MAIL: 811 Avenue E, PO Box 250
Contacts
Phone 319 372-6318 in season
Alt Phone 319 372-7700 off season
URL  Old Fort Madison
http://www.oldfortmadison.com/
 
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
 June - August 9:30-5     9:30-5 9:30-5 9:30-5 9:30-5
 May, Sep 9:30-5 9:30-5
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Admission:
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Groups

As of APR 2007 5-14 $2.50
under 5 free
  $5   10 or more
Special Fees:
Additional Group Info:  800 210-TOUR
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:  Reconstruction of the first military fort on the upper Mississippi.  Active living history program with soldiers and their families, hands-on activities
Big Events:  Fare Rivers Festival (May), Military History Reunion (Jun), Siege of Ft Madison (Sep), Suggested Stay:
Period 1808-1813 Type of Site Fort
Buildings: Stockade fort
Interpreters: costumed soldiers and families Craftspeople:  baking, candle dipping, musket demonstrations
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

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North Lee County Historic Center   Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com  

Cultural

 
Fort Madison Art Center      
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Nearby Places to Stay:

Lodging proprietors:  we offer free listings for name, address & local phone.  For  an extended listing with web address, e-mail, etc. and a 50 word description, please CLICK HERE
Address Contact
Camping/RV  
Riverview Hotel & Campgrounds 971 West 1st Street
Dallas City IL 62330
217 852-6662

Bed & Breakfast

 
Ivy Manor 804 Avenue F
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-7380
Kingsley Inn 707 Avenue H
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-7074
Kountry Klassic B&B 2002 295th Avenue
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-5484
Morrison Manor 532 Avenue F
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-5876
1850'S Guest House 1550 East State Highway 9
Dallas City IL 62330
217 852-3652
Ancient Pines 2015 Parley Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-2767
Country Pleasures Lodge 1961 North Highway 96
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-6560
Old Brick B&B 2759 Old Highway 34
New London IA 52645
319 367-5403
River's Edge B&B 611 Grand Avenue
Keokuk IA 52632
319 524-1700
Schramm House B&B 616 Columbia Street
Burlington  IA 52601
319 754-0373
Hotel/Motel

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Comfort Inn & Suites
Best Western Inn 5001 Avenue O
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-7510
Kingsley Inn 707 Avenue H
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-7074
Madison Inn Motel 3440 Avenue L
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-7740
Mericana Motel Highway 61 W
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-5123
Santa Fe Motel 2639 Avenue L
Fort Madison IA 52627
319 372-1310
Ft. Madison Super 8 Motel 5107 Avenue O
Fort Madison IA 52627
 
Hotel Nauvoo 1290 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-2211
Motel Nauvoo 1610 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-2219
Nauvoo Family Motel 1875 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-6527
White House Inn 1475 Mulholland Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
217 453-6499
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Best Local Information:
Name, brief description Phone, E-mail, URL
Eastern Iowa Tourism Association http://www.easterniowatourism.org/
River Bend CVB http://www.tourriverbend.org/
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Last Update
01/09/2010

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