The Tiny Iowa Town Of Lewis Was Once A Stop Along The Underground Railroad

Iowa is a state full of history, and those who love to learn will enjoy planning trips to visit our National Historic Landmarks. One that often gets overlooked is tucked away on a breathtaking property in Cass County. It tells the tale of Iowa providing sanctuary for runaway slaves during one of the darkest periods of American history.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

You can learn more about visiting the Hitchcock House on their website, here.

Address: 63788 567th Ln, Lewis, IA 51544, USA