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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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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 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

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

Presbyterian Church

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

Bentonsport, IA Historic Churches

Things to do near Bentonsport, IA

Bonaparte Pottery

A pottery was housed in this brick structure from 1865 to 1896. See parts of the kiln foundation, 22-foot fir beams, the area...

Fort Madison Art Center

Located in historic depot at Riverview Park. Fine arts exhibits by regional and nationally known artists. Sales gallery carr...

Deerwood Golf Club

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

Lake Odessa Camping

Camping at Lake Odessa is located at the Snively Access Campground located at the southern end of the 6,400-acre Odessa Wildl...

Walton Golf Club

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