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Vinton, Iowa

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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

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

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

Vinton Country Club

Course Access: Semi-Private
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times:

Vinton, IA Golf Courses

Things to do near Vinton, IA

Hickory Grove Golf Club

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Department of Natural Resources Aquarium and Hatch

Built in the 1930s, the aquarium and hatchery is located south of Lock and Dam 10. Features native freshwater fish, turtles, ...

Lost Island Adventure Park

Huge wave pool, eight major waterslides, "Lazy River," two 18-hole "adventure golf" courses, wheelchair accessible golf, go-c...

Froelich Historic Site

See where the first successful tractor was invented. An 1892 scale model and reference materials are on site. Also visit a re...

Waverly Golf & Country Club

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