This Unique Iowa Battlefield Is The Only One Of Its Kind West Of The Mississippi

If you’re like a lot of people, the main thing you know about the War of 1812 is when it started. But take a trip to Old Fort Madison in Iowa, the battlefield site of the only battle fought west of the Mississippi, and you’ll leave with a wealth of knowledge about this war and the surrounding time period. 

To learn more, visit Old Fort Madison’s website. Have you ever toured this significant, historic, War of 1812 battlefield and fort in Iowa? After a tour, try a meal at the nearby Fort Diner.

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Address: Old Fort Madison, 716 Riverview Dr, Fort Madison, IA 52627, USA