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Vinton, Iowa

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The Horridge House

The original Carpenter Gothic-style house was built around 1868 and consisted of locally produced brick. The pressed tin ceiling and walls in the kitchen are believed to have been made by the original owner or his firm. A garage was added to the sunroom to accommodate the wife'

Vinton, IA Museums

Vinton Railroad Depot

The "county seat" style brick and limestone depot was built in 1900 by the Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railroad.Later it became a part of the Rock Island system.Placed on National Register of Historic Places in 1990 and designated heritage site for Silos &

Vinton, IA Railroad History

Vinton Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
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Vinton, IA Golf Courses

The Ray House

The Ray House is a three story Queen Anne style house built 1893-4.The entire building,including the attic, was lit by electricity. A motor pumped water from the cistern to a tank in the attic which supplied hot and cold water to all parts of the house, except the "water closets"

Vinton, IA Historic Homes

Things to do near Vinton, IA

Lidtke Mill Historical Site

The mill has working turbines and is located on the Upper Iowa River. Visit a furnished house from the 1900 period. A gift sh...

Motor Mill Historic Site

Visit the six-story limestone mill and four other limestone buildings in the settlement of Motor, which existed only from 186...

Howard County Log Cabin Museum

Occupied continously from 1854 to 1964, this cabin features original hand-hewn logs, and is now located in Beadle Park and fu...

University of Northern Iowa Museums

Permanent natural history exhibits feature items from shells to mastodon bones, African antelope to Peruvian textiles. Changi...

James and Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts and Hea

Gallery features the work of local and regional visual, literary and performing artists with traveling exhibits and permanent...