Everyone In Iowa Should See What’s Inside The Walls Of This Abandoned Fort

Iowa’s plains are littered with historic sites like forts, trails and burial mounds. One of the most often overlooked is in Winnesheik County in the small town of Fort Atkinson. The town was named after a Fort that managed Iowan efforts to resettle Winnebago Native Americans that were removed from Wisconsin. Eventually, it was closed up, and today you can visit this abandoned Fort in Iowa to learn about our state’s shameful treatment of the natives that once called this land their home.

While you’re traveling through Iowa and visiting historic sites, don’t forget to stop by The Oldest Place You Can Possibly Go In Iowa – Its History Will Fascinate You. There are so many incredibly important, historic sites that fly under theradar in our state – which spot is your favorite?