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Bentonsport, Iowa

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Presbyterian Church

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

Bentonsport, IA Historic Churches

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

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

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

Apple Trees Museum

Local history museum....

Burlington Golf Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Historic Hills Corridor

Donnellson is the head end for this scenic corridor that heads west on Highway 2 to Davis City at Interstate 35. Enjoy the ro...

Spring Lake Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days...

Waubonsie Trail

The Waubonsie Trail was the first hard road crossing the state of Iowa. It was built in 1911. It began by heading off from th...