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Bentonsport, Iowa

  • Presbyterian Church

    Presbyterian ChurchThe Bentonsport Presbyterian Church, constructed of brick and Georgian in style, was dedicated in 1855. It was one of at least four churches once serving the town. Its clear-toned bell was originally ...
    Presbyterian Church

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Bentonsport National Historic District

Visit this 1840s river town with its century-old iron bridge and walkway. Stroll through a perennial/rose garden, and watch as local artisans create their products. Historic buildings house shops featuring antiques, art, handmade crafts, gifts, and fudge. Riverside park, campground, B&

Bentonsport, IA Historic Districts

Bentonsport Indian Artifact Museum

Artisan, Tony Sanders, has achieved a unique blend of woodworking and history with his collection of over 4,000 arrowheads. All of the woodwork from the building to the display cases are built by hand from over 16 different native woods and shaped into various patterns. For about 60

Bentonsport, IA Museums

Presbyterian Church

The Bentonsport Presbyterian Church, constructed of brick and Georgian in style, was dedicated in 1855

Bentonsport, IA Historic Churches

Greef General Store

The Greef General Store was built of brick and stone in the early 1840's, it was once the largest store in the county, and housed the Greef brothers' banking operations.

Bentonsport, IA Historic Buildings

Bentonsport Iron Truss Bridge

Originally opened in 1883 to horse and buggy traffic, this one lane iron bridge replaced ferries that linked Vernon and Bentonsport. It is the oldest standing truss bridge across the Des Moines River and also the longest. Damaged in the flood of 1903

Bentonsport, IA Historic Bridges

Things to do near Bentonsport, IA

Starr's Cave Nature Center/Starr's Cave Park and Preserve

Great scenic views abound in this 200-acre area of forest communities and massive limestone bluffs rising above the creek. Th...

The Secret Garden

1846 farm with perennial flower nursery includes acres of flowers, display gardens, peg-and-post barn filled with dried flowe...

Flint Municipal Hills Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...

Old Fort Madison

Watch living history demonstrations and visit with costumed interpreters at this reconstructed military fort on the banks of ...

Mormon Trail

Donnellson is located along the first 265-mile segment of the 1846 en masse movement of the Mormons from Nauvoo, IL to the Va...