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Old Fort Madison

Posted on: September 5, 2016

[ARCHIVED] War of 1812 Siege of Old Fort Madison

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Come step back in time at historic Old Fort Madison, Iowa, the Midwest's oldest American military garrison on the upper Mississippi River. Discover what life was like at a United States fur trading post on the rugged frontier of the Missouri Territory. Learn the exciting heritage of Iowa before it was a state and of its involvement in the War of 1812. This historic installation was home to Captain Horatio Stark's Company of the First Regiment, United States Infantry, from 1808 to 1813.

September 10-11. 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Adults 17 & up: $8.00 Children 6-16: $3.50 Under 6 - free Military & group rates may apply. Call (319) 372-6318 for more information.

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